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we start cbs4 news at 6:00 with breaking news. a crane crashes into a building under construction in denver. this is the scene at 42nd and pecos. the 12 story tall crane tipped over, tumbled right into the building. no one was hurt. we are also following more breaking news at this a nurse at cu hospital is accused of stealing painkillers meant for patients. kacye unruh replaced the drugs can saline or benadryl. >> reporter: the former nurse was arrested at her home yesterday after a federal grand jury indicted her.
stealing fentanyl and replacing the vials with saline. it happened between june 29th and july 12th of this year. the federal indictment lists 6 patients that were supposed to receive drug treatments that were stolen by unruh. in oklahoma she's accused of stealing fentanyl as well. unruh was fired from a there this spring. cu health says there's no evidence any patients were harmed. the hospital did reach out to what they say is less than 50 patients and recommend they get hepatitis c testing. tonight on cbs4 news at 10:00, why the hospital says they were still able to hire unruh. she's currently in federal custody. live in aurora, stan bush, cbs4
under arrest accused of assaulting a student. dylan hollingsworth is facing charges of assault. investigators say hollingsworth was angry after a student used profanity during a weight- lifting class. that's when he's accused of grabbing the student by the neck and kneeing him in the groin. the latest after the discovery dangerous chemicals in castle rock. two teens are in custody in the case. one is being held on a $1 million bond. a second 16 year old is being charged with two counts of sexual exploitation of a child and possession of a handgun. someone shot 50 year old john field while he was walking
weeks ago and police have only a few clues to go on. >> crimestoppers is offering a reward in this case. it happened in the baker neighborhood. andrea flores -- the family certainly wants justice. >> reporter: that, they do. friends and family often called john field the mayor of broadway. he grew up on this street and was well-liked by everyone in this baker neighborhood. today we spoke who lives right next door and watched the shooting unfold. >> he wanted to live. >> reporter: 50 year old john field lived in this baker neighborhood his entire life. but his sister debbie says one wrong move while walking his dog this summer cost him everything. >> he thought the car was going to hit his dog so he hit the car with a bottle. >> reporter: family members watched from a party across the
turned around near west 1st avenue. >> went really fast, came straight and made a u turn by the stop sign. >> reporter: she says the suspect followed field and fired 4 shots. >> one shot was enough. it hit his arm, ricocheted inside and took out 75 to 80% of his insides. >> reporter: field managed to survive but the journey had only just begun. >> he said i never threw that bottle. look at now, i'm fighting for my life and i'm never going to make it. >> >> reporter: the father of three dies two weeks ago in hospice. now salazar hopes a crimestoppers reward will bring justice for her brother. >> he fought for his life every single day. if you know something, come forward and let's get them off the street. >> reporter: now, field's
vehicle as a 2013 black camaro similar to the one you see here with tinted windows, dark rims and it may have some damage to the driver's side. if you have any information, crimestoppers asks that you give them a call. reporting live in denver, cbs4 news. we're learning new details in a case of a man accused in a hit-and-run. tyler white was going 134 zone when he caused a crash. one woman died. it was back on october 10th. white left the scene and was later found swimming in a city park. prosecutors charged him with 1st degree murder with extreme indifference. two teenagers will be charged as adults in the murder of a chef. nick lewis was shot to death
month. lewis was a popular chef at the black bird public house in denver. a motive for the shooting is unclear because all the court documents in this case remain sealed. vandals target donald trump's campaign office in denver. campaign staff worked to clean up as much of the graffiti as they could and a volunteer ended up coming by with his own power washer to clean it off. police still the vandals. steve barlock has his own idea of who is responsible. >> it's juvenile, childish and really just shows how hillary clinton's people are viewing this fight. they need to go to the lowest levels and attack. >> this is not the first time the office has been vandalized, but the people who work there say today's case much worse than the other times.
you may have noticed toilet paper in the streets. that is not trash. jennifer, it's there for a reason, tell us about it. >> reporter: i know. this is just kind of a fun friday story; right? a lot of people are asking about all of this toilet paper. this is the first time the city of littleton is using single- ply toilet paper to help with sealing cracks in the road. >> i think it looks been toilet papered. >> reporter: harry and holly robbins aren't too happy about the view outside their house. >> usually the neighborhood looks pretty good. >> reporter: the city of littleton has been getting a lot of calls from people wondering about the toilet paper stuck to city streets. >> is this a halloween prank,
sealing program. crack seal is really tacky and sticky. it takes about 40 minutes to dry. this protects the surface of the crack seal and protects people's cars, bicycles, shoes, so it doesn't get tracked all over the place. >> reporter: the city opted to use the toilet paper rather than shut down streets for 40 minutes. >> we kn potential and it works well and it's inexpensive. >> i was surprised it was done this way. i've never seen it done this way before. >> reporter: now here's the first time seeing it done. the city says this are other options it can use to do this to cover up those tracks, but they say good old fashioned toilet paper, only single-ply, is really the most economical route to go. a denver man released from
so why is he being retried? the effort under way to let the man walk free for good. >> why crashes with animals are expected to increase in the coming weeks. >> and plenty of sunshine in the city today. if you look to the southwest, we have another system coming our way. does any of woman: after all donald trump has said and done... she ate like a pig... you can do anything. i moved on her like a b***h! woman: trump's just so disgusting and degrading. he's bragged about assaulting women, and he's the republican nominee for president! and congressman mike coffman said he didn't know if donald trump's a sexual predator. come on. look, we just can't vote for coffman or trump.
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all donald trump has said and done... she ate like a pig... you can do anything. i moved on her like a b***h! woman: trump's just so disgusting and degrading. he's bragged about assaulting women, and he's the republican nominee for president! and congressman mike coffman said he didn't know if donald trump's a sexual predator. come on. look, we just can't vote for coffman or trump.
new developments right now in the case of a man released from prison nearly 30 years after being convicted of rape. jury selection underway in clarence moses-al. last year another inmate confessed to the crime. today a coalition of groups delivered petitions to the denver da demanding the new trial be called off. the da's office says the man who confessed to that rape later recanted. it will be up to a jury to decide his fate.
gets ready for their big new. the kirkland museum is going to move to the golden triangle on sunday. they will use 6 sets of remote control wheels to relocate the building. there will be closure in the area including bannock street between 12th and 13th. parks and wildlife says the chance of wildlife usually increases this time of year. matt joins us live tonight. matt, explain where the increase. >> reporter: with daylight saving time ending this weekend, more cars and more people are going to be on the road with wildlife at around dusk. and that's a big problem. >> moving into that time of year when all of it seems to be coming together.
colorado's wildlife and drivers. >> with the days getting shorter and daylight savings this weekend on top of that. the movement times for wildlife is starting to overlap with a lot of rush hour. >> reporter: thousands of animals are hit and killed every year from deer to bears and even moose. >> we've had half a dozen moose hit in this area this year. >> reporter: they are on the move. >> a lot of wildlife species, they move quite night. >> reporter: along this stretch of highway 9 north of silverthorn, wildlife and car collisions are now nearly nonexistent. it's because the state has built these overpasses and fencing. >> the problem is those projects are really expensive. they require a lot of support and collaboration. >> reporter: until funding for
slow down and pay extra attention as parks and wildlife officials look for other ways to keep these types of wrecks from happening. even driving lower than the posted speed limit around dusk is a good bet to make sure you have enough reaction time if anything pops out in front of you, especially the deer, elk and moose in the high country. eyes on the road, matthew. time to check in with -- >> we had a lovely day today. plenty of sunshine. skies are still clear around here. we have this weakening system. and that could spread moisture and clouds our way. as far as the temperatures go, along the southern border, we had nice warm temperatures with 80s. even a 90 degree reading. we were right on the edge of it, so we got to 72 degrees today. around the u.s., not much going
west. you see a cold front draped over the southeast. lots of sunshine there as well. we have this system down here over the southwest. let's go to the colorado weather center with lauren whitney. >> reporter: that area of low pressure has been hanging over arizona for a while. it's going to swing into the southern part of the state. this is a chance maybe tomorrow we get a sprinkle or in denver. down in the san juans, there could be pretty heavy snowfall at times. mainly above 10,000 feet. let's take a look at our winder weather advisory. 4 to 8 inches in the san juans. near 10,000 feet. if you're drive nothing this area, be careful out there. some of these mountain passes could get sloppy. above 11,000 feet could see over a foot of snow.
the state. >> typical fall in colorado. they're talking snow. we're talking 72 and 73 for the highs today. should be at 58 and 29. those are the norms for this time of year. 76 and 10 the extremes. 70 in arvada. centennial, 74. highlands ranch, 76 degrees. this is what lauren was talking about. some of this moisture could slowly work up in watch denver. we see the cloudy skies here. every now and then you see a shower sprinkle its way across the area. that's all we'll see out of this. but as we roll it into monday, we might see a shower as well. 65 and 61 right now. south breeze, 13. 21% humidity with a rising barometer. lows tonight mostly in the 30s and 40s over the eastern plains. out west, temperatures in the
normal. 60s and 70s for the eastern plains. out west, 50s and 60s. for tonight, we'll see increasing clouds. 42 and 44. for tomorrow, look for mostly cloudy skies, maybe an isolated shower. then for the next several days, a nice sunday with 71 degrees. 62 on monday, a bit cooler. nice day to go vote. not a lot wednesday. this derrick car kid -- >> broncos taking on a quarterback coming off a 500-
for the weekend. hard to really tell if this will be a long term injury. bradley roby will get the start in his place. trying to slow down derek carr who has put himself in the mvp conversation with games like last week. >> he's playing at a really high level. with all the talk going on through the league, how he's been playing, his number of pass attempts per game, he's a quarterback you pressure on. >> his rookie season, you can see glimpses in the type of quarterback he was going to be for his division for a long time. all the stuff he's doing, throwing the 500-yards, running around looking like an all-pro. it's not really a surprise to me. so i have one job here at cbs: do the sports. if i don't do that, i'm not useful.
improve the shooting. 4 games into the season and he still hasn't made a single basket. he got the start last night against minnesota and he's 0 for 8 from the field. nuggets didn't get the win last night and you know the rookie will get one to go eventually, but for now, what a huge monkey on murray's back. >> every shot is like the end of the world for him. i said i for 8. i don't. i know you're going to make shots. i can't let him get down on himself. it's not fun. we played 4 games and he hasn't seen the ball go through the net yet. i have no doubt that's going to change. which young nuggets player makes an all-star game first? vote at cbsdenver.com.
4-1 last night. some coaches roll their eyes when you say positive things after a loss, but so far, he's been brutally honest about his team. he says last night's blow out wasn't actually as bad as it looked. >> start to finish, good effort. there was a handful of mistake that is cost us. we're not going to be celebrating losses, but at the end of the day, if we continue to play like that, clean up to bury a chance or two, that's what we have to do. we'll look at our offensive chances. i also consider it my job to keep everybody up to date on the latest fads in america.
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this message. narrator: what do you really know about darryl glenn, the fringe republican candidate for senate? darryl glenn doesn't believe in climate change. he's for eliminating the department of education. and glenn wants to outlaw abortion even in cases of rape and incest. reporter: glenn says if he's fortunate enough to go to capitol hill, he has no interest in working across the aisle.
live, from colorado's news channel, this is cbs4 news at 6:30. >> just days before the election, cbs news has learned of a potential terror threat. >> al-qaeda could be planning an attack in three monday. >> reporter: u.s. authorities are taking this threat seriously. but counterterrorism officials across the country have been alerted out of an abundance of caution. law enforcement sources tell us the threat comes from al-qaeda. the threat information provided no specific targets for attacks in those states.
planning for several worst-case scenarios. earlier this week, police warned of polling places being targets for lone-wolfe attacks. a senior fbi official says the bureau as well as the department of homeland security are working closely with federal state and local agencies to disrupt and identify potential threats. it is not unusual for there to be an increase in the volume of threatle significant events like holidays or even an election. an official says it is important to investigate those threats thoroughly. colorado could become the linchpin for hillary clinton or donald trump to win the presidency. >> that is why donald trump will campaign at the western
breaks down the final days now. >> reporter: joining me, republican analyst -- we are getting a lot of attention suddenly. former president bill clinton and former republican presidential candidate ben carson here today. now donald trump himself is coming back tomorrow. why is colorado so important suddenly and do you think hillary clinton too? >> we've seen a tightening of the polls nationwide, particularly in states like north carolina, ohio is moving trump's direction pretty solidly. it appears that trump might be able to forge enough electoral votes as we come west that some compinnation of colorado and nevada and iowa could put him over if he wins those states