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another attack on the 16th street mall. police are speaking out now. >> and a man tried to expose himself to several young girls. how you can help catch this to claim the election process is rigged and hillary clinton says she wasn't lying about the e-mail scandal. we put their statements through the truth meter. we are waking up this morning to mostly cloudy skies, temperatures around 60 degrees in the denver metro area but in the high country already seeing shower activity.
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moisture being ushered into the state. we have a flash flood watch in effect from this afternoon through about midnight tonight with the potential for storms produccng heavy rain, could see rock and mudslides in the high country. be aware if a warning is issued, please be prepared to take the necessary action. across the front range, expecting the chance of storms isolated in nature, mostly cloudy through the morning and mp to low 80s. more on the seven- day forecast and when we'll warm back up, coming up in a few minutes. shocking new details about a shooting in downtown denver last week at 18th and market. the gunfight was much bigger than we thought. the d.a. said 200 rounds were fired and all those shots came from 18 different guns.
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police say it's gang related. and this sketch is circulating. parker police say this is the man who tried to expose himself to two girls earlier this week. if you know who this is, call police. for the first time, denver police are talking to the denver 7 investigators about this video, showing one of the beatings on the 16th street mall. the commander of district 6 said overall crime is down on the mall compared to police also told us they did get there within about three minutes of the call but didn't make any arrests. >> a lot of people look at this arrested? why was no one >> we didn't have a victim that came forward. if we go there and had both parties involved, they would have been arrested. >> in july of this year, 134 people were arrested on the
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some denverrneighborhoods say they are experiencing similar problems to the mall but say no one is paying attention. business owners saa they need a solution and some neighbors feel they are business owners met with police to work on a plan including extra patrols. they are also talking about closing a parking lot overnight to prevent crowds from gathering there. we have breaking news, an accident here, a crash involving a postal truck in
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starting to clear up this area. there was a head-on collision that happened just after 5:30 a.m. involving a semi and an suv. we know the semitruck was a postal truck and we know the driver in the suv was traveling southbound this morning in the northbound lanes when it came into contact with that postal truck. we are told because of logistics they have not been able to remove just yet. you can see the suv suffered quite a bit of damage. that driver is in the hospital -?as we speak. a spokesperson said they see a fair amount of accidents on this road because in the dark hours it's not well lit. so they don't know what led to this and they are trying to figure out if alcohol played a role in this.
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okay this morning. we are still working on gathering details and we'll be here all morning. righttnow the search is on for the kidd in these photos. they knocked over ten head stones yesterday morning in longmont and police are looking at video from this isn't is first time this cemetery has been vandalized. three years ago, more than 150 head stones were damaged by six teenagers. police are looking for 90- year-old richard crow, last seen heading to safeway wearing salmon shorts and a white shirt and white shoes. if you have information, call police. health officials say a
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viruss it's the first horse affected in that county so far this year. it can become severe fast, so tryyand protect your animals from mosquitoes. monty ball pled guilty in two domestic abuse cases after two former girlfriends say he beat them up. he was cut from the broncos in 2013 and hasn't played for another colorado's importance in the november election is becoming apparent. governor hickenlooper says the state's republicans are conflicted. >> most republicans in colorado, many of them, align themselves around family values. i think they ave been disappointed by some of mr. trump's comments. and there's a strong pro- military sentiment in this state and support for first
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who lost a son in combat, a lot of republicans aren't sure. >> we have reports that we have learned donald trump's schedule will not allow him to campaign in pueblo. there was a possible trump event in grand junction next week but right now that is not on his website. >> donald system is rigged and hillary clinton says she wasn't lying to the public in this week's truth meter. >> what i've said is consistent with what i've told the american people. >> reporter: the scandal concluded with a less than flattering fbi investigation. clinton said the fbi's director
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told the american people she never ent classified documents. >> he never said that. she needs to be clear about >> reporter: she repeatly said she didn't have classified information in her e-mails after the director said she did. misrepresenting the findings gets her the worst rating of pants on fire. donald trump to voice his displeasure with the debate dates: . >> reporter: trump referred to the final two debates going head to head with monday night and sunday night games. >> this claim doesn't stand up to any scrutiny. >> reporter: a bipartisan commission with no connection
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schedule. the dates were chosen seven months before the nfl schedule was released, giving trump's claim a rating of pants on fire. the final debate in 2002 between mitt romney and barack obama went up against an nfl game and world series game. game and world series game. more than a dozen people narrator: 2010. short-sighted budget cuts in washington threatened to close the colorado facility that oversees the nation's response to insect-spread diseases.
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reporter: the global fight against zika begins here, at the cdc's research center in fort collins. narrator: now michael bennet's working to make sure we continue to lead the fight against zika, for colorado and america. i'm michael bennet
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. it is 7:11, nice start to the morning. we had a beautiful sunrise, expecting heavy rain tonight. some areas in the mountains have a flash flood watch and katie will have those updates
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recovering this morning after a railing collapsed during a snoop dogg and wiz khalifa concert last night. witnesses say there was a lot of commotion following the collapse and then the concert was canceled. fortunately all the injuriess were minor. in france at least 13 people are dead and 6 others hurt after an accidental fire explosion in the basement and a birthday party was taking place at the time. the victims range in age 18 to 25. this morning dash cam video of a deadly shooting and the video is very dramatic. 18-year-old paul o'neil seen careening down the street, swiping a squad car.
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o'neil scaled a gate and rushed through a yard amid the gunfire. there are now new guidelines that call for release of the dash cam videos. caitlyn jenner is suing the paparazzi, accusing photographers of driving too close trying to snap photos, a local university is now a star of a netflix film. how you can get it, plus the 2016 summer olympics kickoff. we have highlights from last night's opening ceremonies. >> and we are anticipating
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. it is 7:15 and if you're heading east, you could have trouble seeing. sunshine looking good. training camp going on, broncos preseason games coming up before you know it. good start to the day. this is a fun story. embracing the bad reviews. a couple of bars are using comments advertise. some shirts say good drinks, atrocious music, good god someone help them. they have sold nearly 500 of them. a new film surrounding a 14- year-old basketball phenomenon
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hundreds of local extras and film makers are still looking. send an e-mail if you're interested. another movie is in the works to be filmed in colorado. it's based off the book our souls at night. let the games begin. the 2016 summer olympics officially kicked night in rio. >> the olympic caldron was lit as nearly 80,000 people watched more than 11,000 athletes from more than 200 countries. for the first time in his five olympics, michael phelps carried out the american flag, leading out the american athletes. he's america's most decorated olympian of all time. she gave mm a little gift.
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>> little footballs. what's that from? >> what movie is that from? >> ace ventura. >> i like it. looking good. i don't know if that will protect you from the rain really. >> i like it. i think it looks good. >> you look awesome. we are looking for a chance of a afternoon and this evening. righttnow we are picking up moisture in the mountains, the front range mostly to partly cloudy this morning. this is what we're looking at starting this afternoon heading into about midnight tonight. we have potential for a flash flood, especially in places like the mountains down to the
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to 2 inches of rainfall in about 45 minutes, so heavy storms could be produced later this afternoon and this evening. i'll show you the timing in a few minutes. our severe weather watch encompasses the southeast corner of the state, places like pueblo down to lamar. mostly the biggest risk with these storms are heavy rain and potential for localized flooding. mostly cloudy skies across the denver metro area through morning, very unsettled weather through the weekend and cooler conditions under a lot of that cloud cover, only expecting highs in the upper 70s to lower 80s. by 9:30 this morning, we are picking up moisture and you already saw in the mountains that we are going to brace for storms around 1:30. as you see, this is traveling
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possible heavy rain and gusty winds and lightning associated with those. overnight, partly cloudy skies with a chance for more weather. front range is staying mild, upper 70s to low 80s. the chance of storms across the front range starts about 1:30 p.m. our highs across the state staying cool, grand junction 86, 70s in the mountains and eastern today. overnight about 60 degrees in denver with a chance of storms in the forecast, then partly cloudy skies. by tomorrow we're up to 85, mostly sunny and a chance for afternoon thunderstorms. our first alert weather days this weekend, anticipate seeing poor conditions. next week we're back up to 93 by wednesday, so throughhut the next few days just a bit
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forecast. >> it's been a nice break. >> i like it. >> felt good. perfect for golf. the rockies and marlins highlights from last night,
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good morning. let's get right to the rockies and marlins last night, 11-game hit streak to start his career. 3-2 in the ninth, bases loaded. prada with a two-run hit. they let this one get away, marlins win 5-3. yesterday breaking crowd. it was a veterans rest day, no
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over the field. >> reporter: the cool weather brought the fans out, a record 5587 here at dove valley and they saw some young kids step up. how about justin simmons, basically took the ball away from graham for a pick. he's had a great camp on secondarand on special teams. it. i'm feeling good, just want to come out here and be sure i'm running to the ball. >> reporter: benny fowler continues to impress, a big catch today from trevor simeon and the head coach is taking notice. >> starting to see, hey, i could be a starter. vinny sees himself at another level and he's willing to work for it.
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>> just the transition from what we were doing and my second year offense, i feel really good. >> reporter: and the door remains open for young guys to get opportunity. that's a wrap frrm day eight. quarterbacks. more on that saturday at 5:00. back to you. >> that is just the tip of the iceberg. follow us and denver 7 at thedenverchannel.com and our denver 7 app. you can get all kknd of stories right here on this thiig. facebook and twitter, broncos
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then tomorrow join us for 7 sports extra. and good stuff out of cu, most ever returning starters in school history. the coach has lots of optimism for the year. >> i've heard that since the first year i got here really. you know, when you haven't gone to a bowl in a while, that's always the first our goal for the players is tomorrow's practice. we want to win every game we play. we really do. i definitely feel like we have an opportunity to do that. >> and the quest for more has
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showdown less than a month away. that's it for now. we'll see you at 5:00 for 7 sports extra and tonight for the latest from broncos training camp. check your fridge after this latest warning from the cdc. >> and senator michael bennett opens up about the senate race in his first public interview.
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. breaking now, one person is in the hospital after a crash this morning involving a postal truck. >> reporter: around 112th and tower right now, they are just getting ready to remove the postal truck. they took away an suv not long ago. we're told just after 5:30 a.m., an suv was traveling southbound in the northbound
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trucc. -?it's taken a while to remove from the area because of logistics regarding the trucks. police are not simply able to move it out of the area. driving the suv is in the hospital. they were taken out of the suv using the jaws of life this morning. they have not released the condition of that driver yet. we're told the driver semi is okay this morning. coming down 112th and they are being redirected to chambers, then connecting to 104th. with a lot of traffic in this area because of people getting to the airport this morninn, if you're coming out here, it's blocked from 112th to 104th. you'll be redirected to
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coming up on 7:31 now. the rain is coming but a nice start to the day. >> pretty nice. we'll see partly cloudy skies -?through much of the morning b by this afternoon we are expecting heavy rain across the front range and already picking up moisture in the high country. take a look around the state. we conditions, continuing to see mountain showers in loveland starting shortly. 62 downtown and we are seeing pockets of sunshine here and there, humidity right now 84%. we'll see cloud cover through much of the afternoon. by act 3:00, we have a chance of moisture in and around the denver metro area, a better chance of storms off to the southeast today.
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heavy thunderstorms, isolated shower. really across the front range and southwest, we are picking up that monsoon moisture, bringing in the rain we'll see this afternoon. when we are expecting a warmup, coming up in a few minutes. the search is on for the men who shot a driver on i-70 east of limon. the victim told investigators he was driving through kansas early yesterday morning when someone in a blue honda he was shot several times and is still recovering. police still don't have a motive. in lakewood, a man jumped from a moving car during a fight and died. he was found lying in the middle of garrison street and west 10th avenue wednesday night. the woman said the vehicle hit a power pole while she was trying to get control of it.
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angry and went after campers wednesday night at the koa in fort collins. he was restrained then his wife went after the officer with a flashlight. her husband then kicked out a window of the patrol car and bit a deputy. almost 35,000 acres burng mmd-june, just 18% contained. firefighters are unabbe to get to the flames safely. this guy honked his horn after getting cut off. derek vermilion only spoke with us about the ordeal. that driver he honked at followed him home. >> the moment i stepped forward
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gassed it and did a sharp left turn and crashed nto my right side. >> now he has a rod and six screws in his leg, and the man who did it is still out there. he's described as a partially bald african-american driving a 2015 or 2016 navy blue with disabled veteran plates. police are searching for two 16-year-olds who left their their parents saying they were gay and wanted to run away together. >> we always want to have a relationship with her. >> three days ago one of the girls took out $500 from a bank
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plate qmj 657. if you see hem call police. new developments after the state ruled muslim workers can get unemployment benefits after being fired in december. they were fired over a dispute about prayer breaks. we have a news al morning. check your fridge. if you have alfalfa sprouts, they could be contaminated with salmonella. some restaurants may everyone have the sprouts. donald trump now throwing support behind speaker of the house paul ryan during a rally in wisconsin.
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disagree on a few things. and senator michael bennett is talking to denver 7 about his senate race. at one point it was deemed the most winnable by a republican. in an interview, we ask campaign related questions but we think you might like this one. >> does it bother you that people think you're like a boring senator? >> my ki there's worse things than that. every weekend i say, i've got to go give a talk, does anybody want to come hear my speech? they take turns saying, how boring is it? >> and why he's trying to pass early summer vacation, tomorrow
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some familiar announcers voices are being replaced by this. >> hello, good people of pepsi center and welcome to hockey night in colorado. >> that's the new voice of mile high stadium's connor mcgahee, who's worked with the avs almost a decade. he plans to keep the signature chant, which we all do broncos games. coming up, we have all probably been there, trying to find a way to cool off in the hot summer months. but one pennsylvania town is taking it to another level.
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it is 7:40 and you can see the clouds there over the mountains but he sun is out. beautiful sunrise and the sun glare is going to be an issue this morning. >> it's a great day to get outside. it's cooler today. but trout, walleye and bass, they are the big three in colorado most sought after game fish. >> my uncle fishes. today we tackle orthern pike, the subject of this week's fishing colorado presented by >> if you have a heart
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we have phenomenal trout fishing here but our pike fishing is world class. we have the opportunity to catch 30-pound pike, which and canada to catch fish we can catch right here. >> reporter: will's title, senior predator guide for typeline outdoors, spends the bulk of his time targeting the northern pike. >> they are definitely the top dog in pretty much any bo they are eating pretty much anything they can get their mouth on, suckers, rainbows, even other pike. >> reporter: summertime is prime time to catch them on williamsfork and spinny mountain reservoirs. large spin baits or plastic frogs are recommended. just cast and reel. >> it's super visual. you see the fish coming.
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today we had fish that just sucked it in and it was real subtle but after that it's game on. it's a real exciting way to catch them. >> reporter: assuming you like top water explosions and big toothy grins. >> they'll just stop you dead in your tracks. they're goingga million miles an hour and when they have big teeth, that fish we had today, damage. >> reporter: you don't have to be an expert to bag one of these. >> these fish are accessible to any kind of angler, whether you're fishing from the shore or a boat. you definitely didn't need a boat to fish where we were today. we were in two feet of water. we're talking fish that can reach that 30-pound mark, and they have a lot of energy. >> reporter: they're guaranteed
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for 7 sports extra, i'm art anderson. >> if you're interested, contact tightlineoutdoors.com. when it comes to beating the heat, stay out of the dumpster. that's what philadelphia is telling people after some have taken to filling those large dumpsters with water from fire but the city says water needs to be available for fires and releasing that much water to fill dumpsters could cause other safety nd health considerations, and the neighbors probably wouldn't be too happy with a dumpster in the front yard for a pool. >> i get why, to cool off. >> it's big, good for a party. >> but a dumpster?
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>> maybe it's new. we don't know. just don't do it. today is not a great pool day in colorado. we'll continue to see a chance of storms this afternoon, the high country already getting some moisture. the metro area and northeast just cloudy conditions. we are seeing clouds start to increase, overcast skies across the plains right now. partly cloudy skies in downtown denver with 62 degrees humidity still 84%, feeling slightly muggy under the cloud cover. this is the big story for this afternoon and this evening. we'll have a flash flood watch starting this afternoon and lasting until midnight tonight. all the areas you see here have potential for picking up a lot of heavy rain associated with these storms. mud and rockslides are possible especially in the higher
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caution. we have strong storm potential in the southeastern corner of the state, so we'll see a chance of rain starting up very soon. our highs today, 86 in grand junction, tempeeatures below average in the mountains in the 70s. in denver we're near 80 today, upper 70s across much of the front range and akron 66. we'll continue to see a lot of cloud cover throughout the morning. our timing of when expect storms as we head throughout the morn, we'll start in the mountains, make its way on to the foothills. this is around 2:00 today. you can see fort collins, denver, boulder, soggy this afternoon and into the evening. hit with a lot of rainfall. t some of these storms, the red 3 and yellow indicates stronger
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rainfall in about 45 minutes time. we'll continue to keep an eye on that today. limon heading into the evening hours, after sunset partly cloudy skies and then by tomorrow more sunshine to start the day. tonight a chance of storms in the forecast, down to about 60 degrees. tomorrow a little warmer, 85 our expecttd high. today and tomorrow our first alert storms in the afternoon and evening. overnight we'll see temperatures staying mild throughout the next seven days. by monday, our bright spot, sunny again and we'll continue to see drier conditions after the monsoon moisture exiis colorado. >> summer isn't over yet. thanns. % being a great athlete starts with finding a great
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coach with a heart of gold. >> reporter::coaches dedicate countless hours and days to improve the lives of children they work with. >> special olympics colorado coaches ill make the program a success. . >> it's a great thing to be a part of. will volunteers t sums up why %- special olympics colorado. >> it's so fun. every one of our guys is amazing. it's a legitimate sport. we are giving students that normally wouldn't have the opportunity to play high school sports that very option. >> i learned how to be social with people, be nice, respectful to everybody, play hard. >> reporter: values the coach says will last beyond their time on the basketball court.
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the team members. >> reporter: these athletes are happy to play. it's not about thh score, the team record or who starts or sits. >> they say, hey, how's it going in the hallway. it's one of thhse that really combined everybody. >> everyone roots for everyone, no matter what team. >> that's right. and we have more stories like these have you ever wanted to expand your family? >> still ahead, we got a pet.
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it is 7:50. cindy is here with serena from
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we're going to talk about kennel cough in dogs. she's a little nervous. >> she is. sse is a 4-year-old spayed female, been at the shelter about a month. her owner took a job on a cruise ship. and normally she is the most calm, mellow -- she just wants a comfy lap to settle in. she's kids, dogs. she's wonderful. >> she's fluffy. >> she is. she's got a nice long full tail. and she really is just a cuddler. >> she's doing a little better. >> she is. >> let's talk about kennel cough. it's not good when a dog gets it. >> no, it kind of varies. you know, this summer with dogs
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we have seen more cases of kennel cough. so this is transmitted from dog to dog through the air, kind of like the common cold. but it gives them a cough like they're trying to get something out of their throat. it can be pretty incessant. they can cough so hard they cough up foam or even vomit sometimms. if you think you dog has kennee if that's what's going on, there's a couple things you can do. first thing, put a harness on your dog instead of a collaa, so you're not yanking on their throat and causing more irritation to the area. take your dog, put them in thee bathroom, get the hot shower running and just kind of steam them.
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and you can get them vaccinated it's the most severe and infectious cause. >> we'll have all the information posted at thedenverchannel.com and my facebook page. thanks for being here. enjoy the rest of coming up, it's hard to believe but the next big apple device may already be here. rumors are out this morning details surf, stream, download, and play on multiple devices at once, with centurylink internet. get up to 40 megs for $20 a month for 1 year when bundled with qualifying home phone plan.
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. another violent attack on
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camera. but denver police are saying the increased patrols are paying off after new statistics show crime is down. they have made about 699 arrests, down from 783 made last year. parker police are searching for a man who tried to expose himself to two young girls. a family member says the man followed them across a bridge and asked if they wanted to see something. he's described as 30 to medium build and dark spikey hair. health officials say a horse in weld county is infected with the west nile virus. while west nile in animals is uncommon, it can become severe fast. try and protect your animals if possible. there are rumors the new apple iphone 7 could be
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still about 5 and a half inches. >> and it could have a dual connector and may be released september 12th. >> i'm excited. >> they'll sell out in an hour. today we're seeing cooler, cloudier conditions but also the chance of storms in the forecast for later on evening hours, temperatures only in the upper 70s to 80s. we'll continue to stay cool through the weekend. >> much more to come next hour, including a refugee delegation makinn their debut at last night's olympics opening ceremonies. stay with us.
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. another violent attack on the 16th street mall. police responding and speaking out to denver 7 investigators. >> and a man tries to expose himself to several young girls. how you can help catch him and keep him away from kids. >> plus donald trump continues to claim the election process is claims she wasn't lying about her e-mail scandal. we put their statements through this week's truth meter. we start with breaking news, one person in the hospital this morning after a crash involving a postal truck in commerce city. >> reporter: police have cleared the scene here, good news for people traveling on
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it was a different scene early this morning, even just about 15 minutes ago. police were still on the scene after a head-on collision just after 5:30 a.m. involving an suv and semi truck. we're told the suv was traveling southbound in the 3 northbound lane when it collided with that truck, which was actually a postal truck. it took police a little while to ggt th of specific postal logistics. we are told the driver of the suv is in the hospital and we have no information on his condition. police are investigating whether alcohol played a role in this. the semi truck driver is okay this morning. we watched another tractor carry the load of the postal
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minutes ago. thank you for joining us this saturday morning. i'm eric looper. >> i'm katie lasalle. taking a look at the satellite and radar, we are picking up moisture in the high country getting into portions of the foothills. but we are starting with mostly cloudy conditions, and overcast skies will of the north eastern plains. we have mostly cloudy conditions in the high country as well, picking up moisture for the mountains. 63 in downtown denver right now, 66 at the airport, and we'll continue to see below average temperatures throughout this afternoon and this evening. we have a flash flood watch in
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thunder, and potential mostly in the higher terrains as we continue to pick up the southwesterly flow from the monsoon moisture heading into colorado. we'll have the timinn on those storms coming up in a few minutes. shocking new details about a shooting in downtown denver last weekend. that gunfight at 18th andd market was way bigger than originally thought. the denver d.a. said 200 rounds were fired and they came from guns. one person was killed and pooice say it is gang related. police say this is the man who tried to expose himself to two girls earlier this week at the parker hill top apartments. if you know who this is, call for the first time, denver police are talking to the denver 7 investigators. this video shows one of the beatings on the 16th street mall. the commander of district 6 told our chief investigators
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the mall compared to last year. with this fight, they did get there within about three minutes but didn't make any arrests. >> a lot of people say, why was no one arrested? >> we didn't have a victim that came forward. you know, if we got there and had both parties involved, there would have been an arrest made. >> in july of this year, 134 people were arrested on the mall. which is a 20% drop. some in denver say they are experiencing the same problems seen on the 16th street mall but they say no one s paying attention. on welton street, business owners say people loiter all day, smoke marijuana and use drugs and panhandle and scare away customers. they have been meeting with
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solution. >> for them not to be able to come down here and call it a place of their own, they feel as though the white people are pushing them out of their community. >> this week officials met to work on a plan including extra patrols and closing a parking lot overnight to prevent crowds from gathering there. a search is on for the kids seen on the screen. they knocked over 10 head longmont yesterday morning. and this isn't is first time this cemetery has been vandalized. three years ago more than 150 head stones were damaged by six teenagers. this morning parker police are asking for your help to find 90-year-old richard crow, lass seen yesterday afternoon leaving a care facility wearing
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shirt and white shoes. if you have information, call police. a horse in weld county is the first horse infected with wes nile in the county this year. west nile in animals is uncommon but it can become severe, so protect your animals as best you can. yesterdaymonte guilty to two cases of assault. he was cut from the broncos in 2013. with all the attention colorado is getting the state's republicans are conflicted. >> most republicans in colorado, many of them align themselves around family values. i think they have been disappointed by some of mr. trump's comments.
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military sentiment in the statee and support for first responders. when mr. trump was berating a family who lost their son in combat then attacking a fire marshal, that rubs a lot of republicans in the state the wrong way. >> despite reports from the pueblo chief, we have learned donald trump's schedule will not allow him to campaign in pueblo. there is a possible event in grand juuction next week but right now are listed on his website. >> and donald trump is claiming the fall debate schedule is rigged against him. an hillary clinton says he was not lying to the american public, two claims going -?through this week's truth meter. >> reporter: hillary clinton still taking heat for the e- mail scandal that concluded
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investigation. but this week she told fox news the fbi's director said she was truthful when she told the american people she never sent classified information from her e-mail. >> she put words in his mouth saying he called her truthful. he never said that. >> reporter: clinton said she had no classified information in her e-mails. after the investigation, the fbi director misrepresenting the fbi findings gets the worst rating of pants on fire. and donald trump voicing displeasure for the debates announced in the fall, referring to the final two debates that will go head to head with natiinally televised monday and sunday night games. >> donald trump claiming this
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commission with no connection to either party sets the debate schedule. the dates were chosen seven months beforr the nfl schedule was even released, giving trumps claim of a rigged system a rating of pants on fire. >> the final debate in 2012 between mitt romney aad barack obama went head to head with monday night football seven of the playoffs. coming up, a concert turns dangerous. what happened that injured 40
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it is 8:11, welcome back. we'll see showers later this afternoon and heavier storms
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in juss a bit. developing now, more than 40 people are recovering this morning after a railing collapsed during a snoop dogg and wiz khalifa concert last night in new jersey. witnesses say there was a lot of commmtion following the collapse and the concert was canceled. fortunately all the injuries were minor. in france at least 13 people are dead and 6 others hurt after a bar last night. officials say there may have been a gas explosion in the basement. a birthday party was taking place attthe time and the victims range in age 18 to 25. the public is seeing for the first time dash and body cam video of a deadly shooting involving and alleged teenage car thief. this video is dramatic. 18-year-old paul o'neil is seen careening down the street in a stolen jaguar and swiping a
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fire. he's seen scaling a gate, rushing through a yard amid the sound of gunfire. this caitlyn jenner will not face charges after a crash last year that killed an elderly woman. jenner is accusing the paparazzi of driving to the vehicle, causing the crash. now the star of netflix's latest film, and details on how you could make your debut. >> and the 2016 summer olympics officially kicked off. we'll have highlights from last night's opening ceremonies. and we have a chance of rain in the mountains and foothills,
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. this is a look at i-25 and washington, traffic running smoothly this morning. still bright and sunny out there, even though we are expecting heavy rain later this afternoon. i just posted the seven best things to do this weekend on my facebook page. check that out if you're embracing the bad reviews. a couple bars are aking comments off sites like yelp to help advertise. this one says good drinks, atrocious food, good god someone help them. >> that's one way to respond. pretty cool. regents university is going
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film. it will be at the field house for the film surrounding a % basketball phenomenon. three regis university players will be extras and you could be too. and one of the producers, robert redford, is more films are being shot in the state because of new incentives for film makers. the 2016 summer olympics officially kicked off last night in rio. >> and more than 11,000 athletes from more than 200 countries gathered in rio for the games. for the irst time in his five olympic, michael phelps carried out the american flag, leading the u.s. athletes.
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american olympian of all time. >> so exciting. what's your favorite sport to watch in the summer? >> that's a good question. for some reason i like diving. >> it's amazing what everyone is capable of. i like gymnastics too. >> both men and women gymnasttcs, i watch that too. i like these better than the winter olympics. >> i grew up a figure skat i'm like, winter olympics! but both. if you were not loving the heat of last weekend, this weekend is better. we are staying in the 80s, a lot of cloud cover. rocky mountain national park already picking up moisture in higher terrains. as you head east as well, very overcast. mostly cloudy skies, a little
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as well. we have a flash flood watch midday to midnight tonight. all the areas you see here across the southwestern corner of the state, you have the potential for flash floods and especially in the higher terrain. could see very heavy rain. even in the front range and foothills, we have a chance to see strong storms and could see 1 to 2 inches of rain within a lot of heavy rain is expected with a few of these storms but isolated in nature throughout the afternoon. temperatures today only in the upper 70s to lower 80s across the foothillss the strongest storms we'll be seeing are about 5:00 to 7:00 tonight, then overnight we start to clear back out. oor strongest storms where we could see the heaviest rain is
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state. if a flash flood warning is issued, be sure and take the necessary precautions. 86 in grand junction today, 80 our expected high in denver, and lamar 89 and 69 in sterling. mostly cloudy skies throughout the morning and we are starting to pick up moisture first in the mountains, then getting into the foothills. fort collins and boulder, making its way into area by about 4:00 tonight, then heading off to the east. you can see the pockets of heavy rain and thunder and lightning too, so keep it here for the latest watches and warnings. tonight 60 degrees with a chance of storms in denver, then partly cloudy skies. tomorrow we'll see more sunshine to start the day, mostly sunny with a chance of afternoon and evening storms.
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weekend with a chance of rain. monday is is our bright spot, back to sunny conditions with temperatures in the lower 90s. we'll see more sunshine so summer is not over. a nail biter between the rockies an marlins, and we have
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good morning, welcome to 7 sports extra. right to the rockies and marlins last night, in the ninth 3-2 bases loaded. prada with the two-run hit. they let this one get away and
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breaking crowd at dove valley. it was a veterans rest day but still the people and storylines all over the field. >> reporter: the cool weather brought the fans out, a record 5587 here at dove valley and they saw some young kids step up. hoo abt number 31, safety justin simmons, took a balll away from tight end garrett graham for a pick. both in the secondary and special teams. >> it's either you get it done or you don't. you learn to have fun with it. i want to be sure my effort is topnotch. >> reporter: denny fowler continues to impress with a big catch today from trevor simeon
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want to be a starter. he's willing to work for it, very proud of him right now. >> st the transstion of going from the staff my second year in the offense, i feel really good. >> reporter: because of injuries at the guard spot, the door remains open for young guys to get opportunity. weems got a chance at tackle. they aae trying him along with connor mcgovernor, michael schofield and that's a wrap from day eight. day nine, i'll be watching the quarterbacks. back to you in the studio. >> see you later today. that is just the tip of the iceberg. follow me and troy and denver 7 all over thedenverchannel.com, 7 news app, and this thing -- i don't know what it is.
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of stories right here on this thing. facebook, twitter, broncos everywhere. we're out there today. then tomorrow we'll have more on 7 sports extra. and good stuff out of cu video. veteran team, most ever returning starters in school history. the coach says lots of optimism this will be the year but it's the same bowl or bust story for him. >> i've heard that first year i got here really. when you haven't gone to a bowl in a while, that's all the first thing set up. but our goal is tomorrow's practice. and we want to win every game we play. we really do. i definitely feel like we have the opportunity to do that. >> out of fort collins, the rams coming off a winning
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one person is in the hospital this morning after a crash involving a postal truck in commerce citt.
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this morning. police say they get their fair share of accidents here on tower road because it is not well lit at night. around 5:30 a.m., an suv was traveling southbound in the northbound lane when it came into contact with that semi truck head-on. that was a postal truck and police were on the scene for that specific postal logistics didn't allow them to remove the truck from that area. the suv involved looked horrible and driver was taken from that vehicle with the jaws of life. that driver is in the hospital and we are unsure of his connition because police haven't released that yet. they are also investigating whether alcohol played a part in this crash.
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towing that postal truck with a new tractor. we are going to see a chance of rain this afternoon and this evening, but right now mostly cloudy skies acrrss the plains after picking up showers overnight. big story for today is the flash ffood watch. this starts this afternoon and goes to midnight tonight, heavy rain possible for much of the mountains down to the southwestern corner of the state. we are picking up a lot of monsoonal moisture coming in from the southwest and that's what we're seeing, so be prepared for the chance of rain across the state this afternoon. front range, highs a lot cooler today, about 10 degrees cooler than what we should see this time of year.
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storms really starts about 1:00 to 7:00 tonight. tomorrow. weather for today and highs today, about 70 degrees in frisco, grand lake 68 and we're only in the upper 60s to lower 70s in places like sterling and akron. in the front range, upper 70s to lower 80s. we'll warm up a little more for 80s with less rainfall coming up in the next few days. more on that coming up in a few minutes. the search is on for the men who shot a driver on i-70 east of limon. the victim said he was driving from kansas early yesterday morning when someone in a blue honda pulled alongside him and fired. he was shot several times and is still recovering. police still don't know what led up to it.
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jumped from a moving car during a fight and died. he was found lying near garrison street and 10th wednesday night. the woman said she hit a propale while trying to control the car. a greeley couple was arrested a a local campground. the 68-year-old bruce litten berger went after fellow campers thursday night at the lakeside koa in fort his wife went after the officer with a large flashlight. the husband kicked out the rear window of the patrol car and tried to bite one of the deputies. right now the u.s. forest as far as is looking to see if the beaver creek fire was sparked on purpose. it's the largest fire burning in our state right now, almost 35,000 acres burning near the wyoming border since late june. right now only 18% contained
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firefighters to get in and fight the fire safely. a car cut him off so he honked his horn. but darren only spoke to denver 7 act this ordeal. he honked at a driver and that driver followed him home. >> the moment i stepped forward to try o speak with him, he gassed it and did a sharp left turn, and crashed into my >> he now has a rod and six screws in his leg with months of recovery ahead of him. the man who did it is still out there, described as a partially ?ald african-american driving a 2015 or 2016 navy blue toyota 4runner with disabled veteran plates. two 17-year-olds ran away from douglas county monday, and
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were gay and running away together. >> even if she decides to be a lesbian, we'll always love her and always want a relationship with her. >> one of the girls took out $500 from a bank, and they could be in a black 1999 honda accord like this onewith the plate qmj 657. if you see the car or the girls, call police. we the muslim workers fired from a meat packing plant. the state ruled they can get unemployment benefits. this is a story we have been following since december when they were fired over a dispute about prayer breaks. the claims will cut nearly $1 million from the fund paid for by insurance. check your fridge. if you have alfalfa sprouts,
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they were sold in 5-pound boxes so there is a chance it is in some restaurants. it's been a year since a chemical spill turned this river orange and yesterday a lot of help came from the epa. they will pay $1.2 million to tribes and local governments affected by the gold king mine spill. the epa has now spent $29 million on this sppll. donald trump in, throwing support behind paul ryan at a rally in wisconsin. after the endorsement, he did add he was doing it even though they disagree on a couple things. senator michael bennett is talking about his senate race. at one point the race was deemed the most winnable by a republican. bennett faces republican daryl bland in november.
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be interested in this. >> does it bother you that people think you're like a boring senator? >> all the time, everyyweekend i say to the kids, i've got to go give a talk, does anybody want to come hear my speech. they take turns saying, it depends, how boring is it? >> so what does he say about his opponent and cast a vote at the dnc? get those answers tomorrow at 4:00. bankrupt sports authority will not pay out multimillion- dollar bonuses to four top executives. a judge called the plans inappropriate considering the company is bankrupt. things will change in the mile high this season. >> it's the familiar announcer'' voice being replaced by this.
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night in colorado. it's a great day for hockey, isn't it? >> just heard the new voice for mile high stadium, connor mcgahee. he's worked with the avs and bucs for almost a decade and plans to keep te incomplete chant we have all been trying to cool off during the hot summer months. but one pennsylvania town is why the city is calling for a halt in popup dumpster pools.
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8:40 this saturday morning and we have cloudy conditions
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area partly cloudy. we'll have the extended forecast in a few inutes. trout, walleye and bass. they are the three big ones. >> but today we tackle northern pike, the subject of this week's fishing colorado, presented by sportsman's warehouse. >> it's not for the faint of heart. if you have a heart connition, you almost don't want to do this because ittcan really get it pumping. this is a trout state have phenomenal trout fishing here, bbt our ike fishing is world class. you can catch 30-pound pike and people travel all over america and canada to catch fish we can catch right here. >> reporter: will is senior predator guide for tightline outdoors and spends the bulk of his time going after northern
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dog out here, eating anything they can get thhir mouth on, suckers, rainbows, even other >> reporter: summertime is prime time to catch them on williamsfork and spinny mountain reservoirs. this isn't rocket science. just cast and reel. >> it's visual,,you see the fish coming. sometime you anxious and miss some fish. today we had fish that sucked it in real subtle. it's just a really exciting way to catch them. they're going a million miles an hour and a lot of times they aae chasing these baits and ambushing it. when they have big teeth, you
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>> reporter: you don't have to be an expert to bag one of these. >> these fish are accessible whether you're fishing from the shore, from a float. we were in the boat today but you definitely didn't need a boat to fish where we were. we were in 2 feet of water. it's exciting. they get big. we're talking fish that can reach that 30-pound mark. they haveea lot of energy. >> they're guaranteed to get >> the pike fight is on so contact tightlineoutdoors.com for more. . desperate times call for desperate measures. this is a true story. the city of philadelphia, you can see people have taken to filling those large haulaway dumpsters that you can rent
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partying it up. the city saas the water needs to be available for fires, of course, and releasinggthat much water to fill dumpsters could cause a water main break not to considerations. fety and health- who knew? it's not a great pool day in colorado. we'll continue to see tte chaace of rain starting by about noontime across much of the mountains and foothills, already picking up some country and cloudy across the plains. we have a flash flood watch this afternoon until midnight tonight for all the areas you see highlighted theegreen. storms could produce heavy rain and have the potential in higher terrains for mud and rockslides. in the foothills we could see the chance for 1 to 2 inches of
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warnings later on. be sure if that'ssissued in your area, be prepared to take action. very cool conditions this morning, about 10 degrees below where we should be. across the front range, mostly upper 70s to low 80s with a chance of storms. our risk for severe weather is in southeastern colorado but throughout the state we ve a chance for moisture. our highs today below average, staying pretty cool in grand junction, 86 there and 78 in aspen, a lot cooler on the valley floor. 80 in denver and upper 80s in the southeastern corner, only the upper 60s across the northeastern plains with a lot of cloud cover right now. you can see we have potential for rain starting in the
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into the foothills. by about 1:00, the denver metro area has a chance for seeing storms and picking up steam heading to about 4:30. greeley and fort collins could get hit with stronger storms. these could produce the heaviest rainfall. heading throughout the evening, by about 8830, limon could really see a lot of strong storms passing through. if you have the storm shield app, it's handy because it lets you know if there are aay stm where you are. we have a chance of storms overnight and tomorrow we'll be in the mid-80s. saturday and sunday these are our first alert weather days. with a hance for seeing strong thunderstorms both afternoons. today we'll be soggy and cloudy. by monday that's where our bright spot is.
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the early portions of next week with a few chances of storms next friday. >> didn't take long for the 90s to pop back up. still got a lot of summer left. being a great athlete starts with finding a great coach. denver 7 introduces us to a unified team coach with a heart rate of gold. >> lives of the students they work with. >> and coach will france saas he gets more of the game than his players. >> it's a great thing to be a part of. >> reporter: that sums up the reason will fakes volunteers with special olympics colorado. >> i'm so glad to bb a part of every one of our guys is amazing. it's a legitimate sport.
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normally wouldn't have the opportunity to play high school sports that very option. >> reporter: players like isaac. >> i learned how to be social with people, be nice, respectful to everybody, work hard. >> reporter: values that will last beyond their time on the basketball court. >> it's a great experience for all the team members. >> reporter: these athletes are just happy to play. it's not about the score, the team record or who starts or saying hey in the hallway. it really combines everybody. >> everyone roots for everyone, no matter what team they are on. find more stories like this from hannah and connor over on thedenverchannel.com. last night the world tuned in to watch the official st surf, stream, download, and play on multiple devices at once, with centurylink internet.
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it is 8:50 and we are looking for a big soaking, expected to happen later this afternoon in parts of the metro. the summer olympics got off to a great start last night in brazil. >> the opening ceremonies were amazing. >> reporter: let begin. the 2016 summer olympics are officially underway in rio as 80,000 people watched in a packed stadium and millions watched around the world. more than 11,000 athletes from 200 countries have gathered in
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and for the first time in his five olympics, michael phelps carried the american fl as the head of the u.s. athletes. he's the most decorated olympian of all time, phelps has won 22 olympic medals, 18 of and golfer ricky fowler is also representing the u.s. >> so looking forward to the olympic games. >> always fun. coming up, it is hard to believe but the next big apple device may already be here.
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denver police say increased patrollings arr paying off with new numbers showing crime is down with 699 arrests down from 783 arrests made last year. parker police searching for a man who tried to expose himself the two young girls. a family member says he followed the girls across a bridge and then asked if they wanted to he's describe add 30 to 55, medium build and dark hair if you see him, call police. a horse in weld county is infected with the west nile visor. this is the first horse infected this year and whill it's not uncommon, it can become severe fast. try and protect animals from mosquitoes if possible. >> reporter: we are live in commerce city this morning on 112th and tower road.
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head-on collision between an suv and trrck. the suv was traveling southbound in the northbound lanes when it came into contact with that semi truck. the semi truck was actually a postal truck and that's what took the longest to get cleaned up here. that's because of specific logistics with the postal truck. we do know that the driver of the suv is in the hospital that the postal truck is all rightthis morning. . thank you. before we go, there are rumors out that apple's new iphone 7 plus is going to be released next month. it's saiddto be slimmer but still about 5 and a half inches. >> and there's a possibility it could have a dual lens camera
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jack. instead there's a smart connector to plug in head phones. it could be released september 12th. we'll see. we are cooler and cloud write with a chance of storms today, highs in the upper 70s and lower 80s. this weekend we are continuing to bring in monsoon moisture 80 and 85 tomorrow. we'll warm monday temperatures back >> and we'll look at the olympic village in rio. updated medal count, u.s. the first to get a gold medal. we're not going to tell you what event in case you're taping it. there you go, the first gold
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announcer: jack hanna's "wild countdown" is sponsored by nationwide. jack: hi, everyone, i'm jack hanna, coming to you from my base camp here at the columbus countdown." what do zebras, tigers, and the rest of today's animals have in common? they all wear stripes. that is gorgeous! stripes can be a warning. look at this. oh, gosh, i'm getting chills! a way to stand out. oh, look at all the lemurs in the trees. or blend in. i've heard this--why don't you go to africa, jack, with your show and film the okapi. are you kidding me? brandon: you could be there 20 years and never see an okapi. jack: plus my blooper of the week. are you starting to see a pattern? stylish species with stripes are next on "wild

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