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tampering a consumer product. two hospitals in arizona are offering blood tests for patients that were treated while he worked there. denver 7 learned allen was fired from one of those hospitals for testing positive for a controlled substaace. now allen will be in federal court at 2:00 this afternoon. we will be in the courtroom and bring you the very latest on our denver 7 app. live in the living room jennifer kovaleski denver 7. a man was seen walking around with a riffe. police say he was very intoxicated. they had to use a taser to arrest him. lindsay, you were there as % officers searched this guy's car. >> rrporter: everything was happening just across the street from where we are here. that is where the man was walking around with the gun this morning.
area. across the street is alsoowhere his car was parked. we will show you video of officers searching that vehicle. they found a second loaded gun and what looks to be meth and heroin. police say enough drugs that `he man could have been selling them. this is a fairly oung guy. he's in his early 20s. police say it looks like he was living out of his car, also say so he should not have had those guns. the commerce city commander i spoke to says this man just seemed out of his mind and that the situation could have ended a lot differently. he is thankful nobody got hurt. >> there is an officer that was just buried in grand junction yesterday that was responding to a call that involved somebody with a handgun. he had his taser and was gipping to deploy that. `hese officers did the same thing. circumstances obviously a little different but just goes to show how dangerous it is responding to these types of
pacing around with a gun this morning, he also had what looked to be a german shepard with him. during the course of his arrest, that dog got loose and an hour and a half ago we saw it running up and down in the middle of the street. at last check animal control was still looking for the dog. as far as the man arrested, we still don't know his name. police will be releasing that later today and he is looking at felony charges. lindsay watts denver 7. jayson luber is is joining us with a traffic alert. so jayson, is it still closed at this hour? >> it is still closed. it will be for an undetermined amount of time. we've had two rock slides in the same area in 24 hours. ttis is the area here. it's all closed down between glenwood springs to glenwood caayon. after the second slide we had huge bolders come down and wipe out this semi. the driver was not hurt. there was other trucks nearby
rocks and you can see how big they are. this is another picture. you can see one of the c-d.o.t. workers next to the huge boulders lighting it up with a torch. they did close it down arounn 10:00 last night and these are piitures of the first slide that happened. they were able to get some traffic through after that first slide that happened on monday but no traffic can get through after this one. geologists are up on the slope there is a concern there is more of this freeze, thaw cycle will bring down more rock. they will determine wwen they caa reopen i-70. until then you will have to use an alternate that will take you about 200 mimes out of your way. that goes up through steam boat springs to craig. a trip that will take nearly 45 minutes will take 3.55hours. there is no estimate when i-70 will open and you will have to use that alternate until otherwise reported by c-d.o.t.. >> i get frustrated when i get pulled ff an exit.
>> 3.5 hour detour. >> tell us the truth. you wish you were up there seeing this. >> i do. we have teaspoon in the 40s -`-- we have temperatures in the 40s and 50s and wind speeds fairly calm. here in denver we're at 10-20 miles per hour. gusts closer to 30. saae thing up there estes park and allens park a recent wind gust of 21 miles per hour. bertha pass will be one of the gustiest spots over the higher mountain passes we'll be at 40- -`50 miles per hour. statewide though not quite as crazy as we saw yesterday. beautiful over denver right now. we have clear skies, more sunshine. skies continue to clear and it's now 45 degrees. so it's a touch cooler than where we were at the same time. it looks like mid 50s by about noon. this afternoon you will find denver. and cooling down over night tonight.
days. no major storms onceeagain on residents in one boulder neighborhood want answers after a water main break. this happened last tight. we have cell phone video to show you. a pipe burst. this is happening near norwood and oaa avenue. >> it wasscontinuing probably i don't know -- i would say at least an hhur and a half. >> the entire yard was pull of >> ss in all thh break damaged 13 homes and the city has sent an insurance adjustor to assess this damage and really they can't say at this point who will be responsible for paying for it. right now all three of the scream robbers are in court.
his bond was set at $500,000 last month and police think he is part of a group that robbed multiple banks and shot two people during a crime spree. he is facing a long list of charges including attempted murder. denverrpolice looking to catch the ones responsible for vandalizing that fallen officers memorial. this is the second time it's happened. the memorial was smeared with red paint. this comes almost a year to the day after protestors first defaced the memorial. police say their chances of catching the vandals is pretty good. the memorial is now under video surveillance. four suspected burglars are behind bars after a sand ff with police. ttis happened at a home on dexter drive. police tell us a neighbor called him after seeing teams break into home. after an hour ever -- they are trying to figure out if the teens are connected to other
the headlines have been pretty harsh for peyton it all comes as a case from 20 years ago was mentioned. in 1996 athletic trainer jamie accused manning of sexual misbehavior.. >> this has been hiding for months. we are looking at a squeaky clean guy and the shock value is more than it would be if someone didn't have the reputation as peyton manning. he is harmed here by his stellar reputation. >> we reached out to the
the team isn't talking right now. this is the the second scandal involving peyton manning. as you recall, the the first one involved al jazeera america. and linking manning to human growth hormones. manning denying those claims. the nfl says it's investigating claims of its own. manning has hired a private investigator. the three americaa contractors kidnapped in freed. tonight nsa laker edward snowden addresses cu boulder. jason, snowden won't actually
>> reporter, no, he will not. that is because he is in russia. the event already sold out. we talked to students who say regardless whether they agree or not with what snowden did, they are excited to have such a world renowned and controversial figure speaking on campus. he will be speaking here a little bit later today. as i mentioned he is currently in russia ed war snowden is. that is where he has asylum. he is charged in the u.s. with espionage for leaking top secret documenns and exposing classified government information. snowden will take questions from the audience. >> it's an important american issue. both sides deserve to be heard. >> i think it's important to be
side of the story. >> reporter: he university's distinguished speakers series board actually paid $56,000 in student fees for this eveet thattish clouds snowden and a moderator. reporting live jason gruenauer for denver 7. the el faro investigation begins will in florida. that is the cargo ship that sank. meanwhile just last week the ntsb announced it will begin a new search or the cargo ships deck recorder in april. trader joes and littleton 3 holding a job fair. the new store is opening up at
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%- have most of the awards were announced before the show which leaves more times for the performances. michaela has the highlights. >> reporter: and taylor swift's year it was. the pop super star snagging three grammys including album of the year. >> to all the young women out where you are going, you will look around and you will though that it was you and the people who love you who put you there. >> reporter: kendrick lamar sweeping the rack categories. >> and the grammy goes to pickle butterfly. >> reporter: electrifying the audience with an explosive performance.
record of the year. ed sheeran and meghan trainor riding high off their first grammy wins. and adele falling short of vocal perfection when audio issues marred her performance. the night peppered with earnest tributes. lady gaga channeling star dust. but many thought it was broadway that stole the show. a live broadcast of the opening number of the hit musical hamilton dazzling audiences and winning best theater musical album. >> yeah they showed that opening number live. taylor swift joins an impressive group of performers as the only artist to win album of the year multiple time.
greats. stevie wonder performing last night too. >> very cooo. >> can we say taylor swift did it without kanye west. >> isn't that amazing? i didn't think she could do anything ithout hill. >> and she had a great message on stage. >> she did. i'm glad she did that. beautiful day. the winds are calmer. great conditions. compared to yesterday we have more sunshine. oh man, why am i on the seven day. hold on i have to get bbck tt this. i apologize. i'm giving away all the good stuff at the beginning. all right one second. live tv. we can't stop this magic. all ight here we go. there we go. look at that. tempeeatures right now 45 degrees. so far our high for today. the hour malllhigh is -- the normal high is 46. we will be talking about near record breaking temperatures later this week. in fact, tomorrow into thursday
beautiful right now. 45 in broommield. 50 in boulder. it's not as warm as we were at the same time yesterday but it's also not as windy. so really very nice out there. fort collins 45 and in greeley currently 43. as you look statewide, we will be close to 70 down across south eastern colorado today. but riggt now we're at about 40s in the mountains. really very mild there. early this morning we saw a little light snowfalling in the high country. most of that now drying out. we're still seeing clouds moving in from the northwest and a pretty strong north westerly flow aloft but it's dusty conditions as of today or tomorrrw. by 10:00 tonight you can see statewide things are very clear. early tomorrow we will get a few clouds in the morning but more sunshine expected on wednesday. even warmer wednesday and thursday. beautiful couple of days ahead of us. looking ahead, denver today 64.
and akron. we've got more mid 600 to the 30s as you get overrthe higher mountain passes but 40s and 50s out on our western slope. grand junction today 49. of 57. evergreen, conifer will be in the low to mid 50s. and estes park today 47. so we're above normal today in most spots. wind speeds at 15-30 miles per hour here in denver and really along most of the front range. we've seen some gusts over some of the higher mountain passes over 40. but not enough to give us a hhgh wind watch or a warning. that is going to change by the end of the week. thursday into friday we are expecting again gusty winds to return. so do watch for that. it will be an off and on scenario this week. 65 tomorrow. if not warmer. we could see a few neighborhoods tomorrow. closer to 70 and we're calling for that high on thursday of 70 friday 62. into the weekend.
so we are still looking at temperatures even when we are in the 50s that are above where they should be. >> but it feels o nice. >> it does. it's a trick. it's a trick. don't let it fool you. we still have march to get through. >> okay way to kill it for us. the bachelor one of the most watched shoos on television. and this season the bachelor himself is from denver. the show has a history of colorado tiee. jacqueline allen saa down and watched the show from the original bachhlorette couple. show. got married, moved tt the mountains outside of the vail and had two chiidren. they never really left the spotlight. turista gave a talk in finding the value of you. >> i wanted to show how we need to defend ourselves against the
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vita. >> i'm sure the theekids will never forget that day it snowed inside. while we wait for self-driving cars to hit the roads, folks over at nissan have come up with this. look at this. self-parking office chairs. they will tuck themselves back into the rightful positions thus keeping your office meeting room neat and tidy. nissan says these chairs are tracked by cameras on the walls `nd controlled by wi-fi. >> you have heard of sled dogs but have you heard of a sled cat? there you go. this is jesper the cat who likes nothing more than to tow
he's becoming a celebrity in his native norway. according to the owner, he really likes to go swimming. >> really? that is the fittest cat i have ever seen. >> and likes to go fishing. parents seem to think about this one. uber servicc just for kids. this idea just became a reality in massachusetts. parents can hail a ride for their kids by just using an app. >> i think it's aagood idea. i think i will be responsible for my own children. >> so the app is called zemcaa. it promises it's very secure. parents can even track the cars location right on tte app and checkkin on the video feeddany time.. driverr in toledo have quite the surprise last week. two gas stations ended uu getting into quite a price war. meaning drivers were only paid pennys.
$0.49 a gallon. a couple hours later it drrpped to $0.19. turns out a computer glitch caused the prices to eep dropping. a station acroos the street didn't realize the mistake so they dropped their prices to just $0.17 to compete. and as you can imagine the customers were loving it. >> i just filled my whole gas tank for $0.26. [ laughter ] i told her to put $10 on it and it only took $5. >> so the price drop lasted for three hours but now gas is back up to $1.51. still ahead today you want to believe what restrictionss-- you won't believe restrictions one lawmaker is coming up with when it comes to the viagra. >> why is hillary clinton barking?
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product among other things. this caused 3,000 coloradoans to go into testing for exposure to hepatitis and hiv. we'll have more at 4:00 today. commerce city pplice ended up from a confrontation with a man with rifle. denver drivers called 911 when they saw this man walking around with a gun near 22nd and vazquez. lindsay watts was there soon after this guy was taaen into custody. >>tist was a scary situation for the people who spotted this guy. he was walking around with his rifle right across the street from where we are here. police say when they arrived, he just seeeed out of his mind. either on drugs or alcohol or both. they say the man eventually put down the gun but then he resisted arrest so police tasered him. and then theyysearched his car which was over across the street. listen to what they found. >> we found a loaded weapon, a handgun and that is here the
and there were other various computers, license platts. it appears he may have been living in his car. >> reporter: we were here as police laid out the other things the man had with him in his car. this is a young guy. he is in his early 20s. he is a prior offender so he shoull not have had those guns. the an also had a dog with him this morning and it ended up getting loose during the arrest. at last chl was trying to track that dog down. police have not released the man's namm yet. they do tell us he is looking at felony charges. >> denver 7 getting new information on that i-70 traffic alert on the rock slide. jayson, you just got new pictures and words how long this will be closed. >> yeah. this will be the rest of the area. this entire section of i-70 is closed down for the rock slide
here are the new pictures from c-d.o.t.. look at the rocks that came % down and wiped out the semi. now the driver is okay. this happened late or early this morning. late last night and earlyythis morning. the cleanup was continuing. here's another new picture. you can see how big the bolders are and how much damage was done to i-70 be that is one of the reasons the highway is closed down. they will have it closed down for the better part of the ay. a lengthy detour will add some extra time. as you see pictures from the earlier rock slide, that is what they were concerned about. here is the detour. you will have to go p to craig and steam boat springs along highway 40 all the way back that detour will take 3.5 hours. just over 200 miles and usually this i-70 trip takes about 45 minutes. so 45 minutes or 3.5 hours. at least you get going and they don't know when it could
>> those pictures are incredible. >> a boulder woman was killed in new york citt. this is elise. she was hit by a dump truck while crossing the street. according to the daly camera, she founded the think outside marketing company with her husband and also worked for a canadian toy manufacture. colorado man who took advantage of star wars fans is under arrest. he advertised star wars legos online. after taking the money, police say he never sent them the goods. we are talking about william marie. kansas city police arrested him sayyng he stole $14,000 from 16 victim across the country. nsa leaker edward show done addresses cu boulder. % snowden will not physically be in boulder. he will appear video screen live from russia.
permission to sell full strength beer at football games this season. right now they are limited to 3.2 beer. this seasoo willlbe the last one played at hughes stadium. right now a kenttcky lawmaker is pitching a bill requiring that men go through hoops to get viagra. swear on a bible they will only use the drug whee they are with their current wifes and proof of permission froo their wifes. this sound like a bit of a long shot. it is. she drafted the bill because she says he was upset with the hillary clinton barking at a campaign stop in reno, nevada. take a listen. >> actually with a straightt face say that the big reception was caught on by too much
thee actually say that. you know i remember -- i supported my husband through all of these races in arkansas. and one of my favorite political ads of all time was a radio ad rural arkansas where %- the announcer said wouldn't it be great if somebody running from the set we could have an immediate reaction. well we trained this dog. and the dog if it's not true. [ inauuible ] >> well, you missed he best part. she does bark eventually. there is a reason for it. campaign from the time her husband bill clinton was running for prrsident. the aa talks about a dog that was trained to bark whenever it made a false claim.
days in mexico and that includes a mass tomorrow. during at mmss yesterday the pope asked to dress her. the pope addresses theeboy. longmont pays tribute to a little girl. the mayor has declared it mattie's mighty minion day. so her mom plans to do nine acts of kindness in her daughter's memory today and encourages others to join in. calling you on your cell phone.. >> yeah stick around to learn more about the cooleet the essage he left on a parent's phone is priceless. and if you need inspiration, we have just the thing for you. you won't believe how this teen is giving back.
foreign travelers pump $2.5 billion into the colorado campaign. sttll resorts like copper mountain say their business from other states is more making up for any loss in internntionnl business. calling n your cell phone to let you know no school today. >> superintendent in kentucky channell his inner drake of all people. he got a little creative when announcing that snow day yesterday. snow line bling and edited his face on the video. i'' sure that got the kids attention. seth hhs all the details in today's take a look at this. >> reporter: take a look at this insane aerial video all
tens of thousands of black tip sharks are swarming the waters off the florida coast. along the florida panhandle several tornadoes touched down monday night. scambi county was particularly `ard hit. and several schools in the area have been closed. three people sustained minor injuries. >> yeah girl scout cookies. >> take a look at all the good scout cookies. cal expo hosted the mega drop. volunteers were on hand to distribute tens of thousands of caaes of cookies. take a look at this i'm seth cobar. we have joined thh polar plunge. you are our fearless leader. >> i ddn't know if nearless is the right description there, but yes. we are. the morning show team, we teamed up with obviously our special lympic colorado athletes.
i got to do a little radio bit with them. mix 100. it aired on sunday. it will beeso much fun. we are going to be competing on february 27th. listen to connor's message. his special message to everybooy. >> i'm lisa. >> i'm connor. and we are the powee rangers. >> thattis right we are dressing up as the power rangers for the polar plunge on februaryy27th and watch out eric we are coming to get your nighttime team. >> i have a tip for you. i got a song. not for you. but for us. 3 they will see the peopll rise
>> he is so competitive. >> he is. >> between him and hannah on the radio it was hilarious ip think we had to edit some of it out. it will be so much fun. if you go to our website, you can find the information. i love this kid. seriously between the two of them they have more spirit and average person does. >> so great. it's fun to team up with them for this. -`>> it will be fun to see mitch in a power ranger costume. >> yeah. he just learned about that he is thrilled. we have a beautiful day. there is a number of polar plunges across the state. one of them coming up at the aurora reservoir this saturday. that will be a good one. today, tomorrow not as windy. record breaking highs in store as we get through the middle and end of the week. it will get a little cooler this weekend but not bad. temperatures will be well above normal. minute. beautiful look from our wireless camera. this is out at the airport. it's right now 50 degrees
45 at the airrort. and you can see from our winds coming in at 5-20 miles per hour. not as windy as yesterday. mild temperatures. you're going to find in boulder. it's right now 50. still breezy. fort collins and greeley in the mid 40s. speeds. those are not our recent gusts. these are some of our speeds denver. a little gustier as you get over the higher mountain passes. 3 bertha pass will be one of the winds. statewide it is calmer out west. near steam boat and in craig pretty calm at thii point. %- here's a look at sateelite radar. some of the clouds streaming in will continue. the mountains looking at drier conditions. some of the light snow we saw there this morning clearing up and by tonight into tommrrow sunshine. throughout the day on wednesday we are expecting mostly sunny conditions across all four corners. a drier couple days in ssore.
upwards of a foot in some spots. highs today 48 for eagle. montrose today 52. we've got steam boat at 41. denver today a high of 64. as you get into the metro area some spots like aurora at 57. and in highlands ranch a high of 61. so upper 50s to mid 60s today. even warmer tomorrow. tomorrow we're expecting mid to upper 60s. so some near record bbeaking temperatures both wednesday and especially on thursday. the big problem we are expecting gustier conditions thursday into friday. winds will pick up, watch for that. as we get into the weekend, again a little cooler. maybe sunday, monday low to mid 50s. at this point still no major storms on our seven day. that cooler air comes sunday and monday, that will be a weaker cold front. >> so we will be paying really close attention as we get closer to the polar plunge. >> that will be at the denver zoo.
have done it. polar bear day. >> maybe we will get a 70- degree day. >> at that point it will plummet and be in the 20s and 3 30s. 13-year-old partially blind boy is raising money to help disabilities. he sold bracelets and baked ggods raising thousands of dollars to buy service dogs. caroline has more on this amazing work. reporter: 13-year-old matt redline knows what it's like to navigate around lives obstacles. >> my brother is blind. i'm blind in my right eye. >> reporter: the result of an inherited condition. >> when i had brandon 24 years `go it was a millioo in one chance it would happen again. when i had matttew and it happened again, it was a complete shock. >> it makes a lot of things a lot harder. but really yoo have to work through it and o the best you can with what you got.
was a big heart. this seventh grader is on a mission. >> everyone has their own form or a truggle and any way you can make that better you want to help. >> reporter: he started selling school from nickels and dimes to hundreds and now thousands of donated dollars he is raising money to pay for service dogs. to help veeerans with post combat disabilities. >> a way to get a lot oo the him. >> reporter: a guider service dog is completely free to the recipient, it costs $50,000 to rrise, train, and place each one and just sponsoring the puppy costs $6,000. >> this is phenomenal. funding. >> reporter: brandon hopes to have his own guide dog one day. >> a cane is a piece of metal
doesn't tell you much. it tells you what you need to knoww 3 a guide dog tells you ten times that. it would open up the world to me. >> reporter: matt has an idea. he hopes his fund raising will transform lives. one service dog at a time. % >> such a grea rin the middle of a time when senior povertyt is increasing. republicans and some democratsp came up with a brilliant idea for cutting cost-of-living adjustments for social security. we said, "it will be over our dead bodies if you cut social security." as president, i will do everything i can to extend the solvency of social security
welcome back. labor is tough enough. try doing it in minus 28-degree weether. that is exactly what a couple in minnesota were faced with on the way to the hospital. >> reporter: roe earned her name simply by being born. >> any time i invisioned her following directions or being in trouble i can hold it over her head for the rest of her life. >> reporter: with a due date next saturday, ben and dexy did not expect they would be heading to the hospital saturday morning. >> i woke up at 5:30 and i'm like i'm in labor. >> reporter: the nearest hospital to the max's home in %- big port is in grand rapids.
van and started off on the 40- mile trek. >> try not to push. try not to push. and i'm like you have to call 911. and he is like what? and i'm just screaming and he >> at one point she told me to stop. i said there is no way we are stopping. we are four miles out of town. and she said no stop we're % having a child right here. >> reporter: so ben pulled over the mini van to the side of highway 38 just outside off grand rapids. opened the sliding door and delivered their daughter himself. >> i was on the phone with 911 holding my phone on my shoulder. and trying to deliver a child. >> reporter: to complicate things further, he was only born with one hand but he says that didn't impede the birth. >> it's like having two. >> reporter: and after only a minute, they had a six pound, ten ounce addition to the family.
ben a few moments to realize how cold it was. >> we ere both in shock for 15- 20 seconds and it was 28 below zero and i was standing on the highway holding a freshly newborn child. >> reporter: he wrapped roe in arrived a few moments later. hospital staff say even in rural minnesota when some ople have to drive 60 miles to get to their birthhng center, oees story is one of a kind. >> this is a very rare experience. it's never happened before. in the time i've been here. >> reporter: a one of a kind story for what promises to be a one of a kind girl. >> i love that from a woman that's had two kids and try not to push does not work. >> when that baby wants to come, it's coming out. >> hopefully they will name it with something like the road name. >> i thought they named it rogue.
rin the middle of a time when senior povertyt is increasing. republicans and some democratsp came up with a brilliant idea for cutting cost-of-living adjustments for social security. we said, "it will be over our dead bodies if you cut social security." as president, i will do everything i can to extend the solvency of social security and expand benefits for people who desperately need them. i'm bernie sanders,
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