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right now, the latest on how a to detective is doing after being shot by a suspect. >> and first, breaking news out of colorado springs. one man is dead after a shooting near the state fairgrounds. it happened just before midnight on the south side of the fair's parking lot. witnesses say two vehicles left the scene. right now there is no suspect information. thank you for joining us this saturday morning. i'm eric looper. >> i'm katie lasalle. as the northeast is bracing for tropical storm hermine, in
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pleasant this weekend. an upper level disturbance is going to cause more cloud cover today and the chance of storms later this afternoon: we picked up a little moisture off to the west but we are looking at potential for flooding until 10:15 for parts of east central cheyenne county. we have seen a lot of rainfall there. if you're driving out there, please be extra careful. currently outside and across the state, 66 on the slope and grand junction, 40s in the mountains and denver seeing 63 degrees right now. our highs today will get toasty, mid- to upper 80s, and we have a chance of storms in the forecast. i'll have that breakdown coming up in a few minutes. we are still following developments this morning out of parker after a deputy was
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yesterday afternoon. amanda del castillo is monitoring his condition. >> the latest update came from the douglas counny sheriff overnight, reading that detective brite was moved to icu. the suspect was in this rv after driving away from his home. the sheriff says the man fired the first shot. people could hear the gunfire for about a mile away. prayers as detective brite recovers in surgery. >> i know he's in really good hands. so i ask thh community to stop and say a prayer for him if you would be so kind. he's going to need every bit of >> the gunman's name hasn't been released. the sheriff says he was known to the department. witnesses say it's a miracle no one else was hurt during the shootout. one man says people ran to help
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that's what he opened fire. >> he just lifts up the gun like that and starts shooting. the other guy sees it, backs up and shoots. >> a deputy returned fire, killing the suspect. new this morning, a man and woman found dead in their clifton home. the mesa county sheriff's office is only calling it a death investigation so far. the couple were in their 0s and deputies found the welfare check. the coroner is working to figure out how they died. a 35-year-old woman was shot in the head. federal heights police are looking for whoever pulled the trigger. officers found a woman thursday night in a car near 84th and pecos and the only clue they have is possibly the suspect's vehicle, believed to be an older red truck with colorado plates beginning with 047. new information this
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post reporter colleen o'connor. bail has been set at $50,000 for the man arrested in connection to her death. that's 23-year-old jesus carreno. the da is still working on what charges to file against him. she was walking in the crosswalk saturday night and deputies say he drove 8 blocks before pulling over to dial 911. he was believed influence. % this is 32-year-old levi cisneros, facing charges after a man was found underneath a bush with a gunshot wound to the head yesterday near 76th and pecos. and deputies say 43-year-old anthony grayson stabbed someone to death near pecos and 72nd during an attempted robbery. the district attorney
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missing littleton woman. charlene boyd disappeared two months ago and her boyfriend was never named a suspect or person of interest. the da dismissed the charges say to go cases interior twined and investigators coulddbe forced to turn over information about that case. increased patrols aater a sexual assault two weeks ago. a woman walking home was attacked calvary church. this woman is back home safe an sound after police say 85-year-old shirley oldmeijer was found this morning after being reported missing yesterday. this year's marijuana sales are expected to break last year's. experts expect $41 million to be sold in colorado this year. take a live look at traffic
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70, looking clear this morning. if you're heading out, perfect traffic conditions. i'm sure we'll see more activity as the day goes on. this is one of the busiest travel days of the year. 60% of people traveling will be driving. and if you're planning to fly today, there is about a 15 minute wait time at securrty at dia right now. day two of the case of organizers expect 500,000 people to check out the annual foodfest. today the gates open at 10:30 things to do on our free denver 7 app. the race for the white house is now one for foodies. why you'll see more and more food trucks around campaign offices here in colorado.
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. good morning, 7:09. we have a mixxof sun and clouds here at mile high. time now for colorado lawmakers changed initiatives and the edits tossed out nonpartisan language and made the wording less appealing. it's been quite a ride this election season and this morning it's weirder. food trucks are now popping up outside the trump headquarters
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>> reporter: lunch and a political point for denver city councilman paul lopez. >> we want to send a response to the comment of the trump campaign issue. >> reporter: lopez asked the mestizos truck to how up here at 18th and clarkson in front of the trump headquarters in response to the comment from the founder for the group >> my culture is a very dominant culture and it's causing problems. if you don't do something about it, you're going to have taco trucks on every corner. >> reporter: that's what they wanted people to see. he says today's unusual protest is very serious. >> these kind of comments are racist and i think they really demonstrate where the trump campaign is absolutely out of
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community. >> reporter: wednesday trump met with mexico's president before a major immigration speech in phoenix. in that speech, he reiterated his vow to build a wall to preventer illegals from crossing the border illegally. it's been less than two months since the fbi recommended no charges for hillary clinton for her use of a priv new documents reveal clinton told agents she couldn't recall any training or guidance on the handling of sensitive information and that she relied on her aides. the presidenttal debates are just three weeks away. lester holt will moderate the
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others include fox's chris cooper. president obama is in china today for the g20 summit. he's expected to talk on climate change and global economic growth. this is expected to be his last trip as president. . on camera, a distracted -?driver you won't believe. wheel on i-25. plus, denver law enforcement trained to deal with people struggling with mental illness that often need extra help. details on how the city is hopiig to change that. >> satellite and radar alread picking up scattered showers this morning. we have a chance for stronger thunderstorms across the northeastern plains. i'll have the full forecast
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it was a cool sunrise early this morning. kind of going away now. that's why you have to get up early. only the early risers get to we've all been there, so eager to get somewhere, we hop in the car and sometimee jump into things without thinking. that's what happened to a 3 and 5-year-old in washington. they were so excited to visit grandma, they hopped in the the and drove off. they ended up t-boning another -?car. >> i said, where's your mom? sleeping.
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house. >> fortunately the kids were okay and the other driver only had minor injuries. at home, our law enforcement unddrgo training to deal with people with mental illness. the city of denver pairs licensed mental health experts with police. that program is now doubling in size. >> reporter: there are now six licensed mental health professionals working with de their goal, to cut down on the number of people with mental health challenges that end up in jail. >> reporter: michael marshall was arrested for trespassing and disturbing the peace. the city started a mental health responder program. >> we saw over 400 calls that we were able to respond to 3 alongside first responders. >> reporter: they help find
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even medicaid. >> so they don't feel so isolated, they don't have to deal with these things alone. >> reporter: and they could be breaking a cycle. >> officer contacts, arrests, transports, jails, charges get dismissed. now we have a model that never introduced the jail or the criminal justice system as a necessary component or outcome. denver 7. you only have a couple more days to drive the stretch to the peak of mt. evans. it will be closed for the season after the holiday weekend. you can access the lower segment until october if mother nature cooperates. this is unbelievable. look at the screen for this. watch as this woman puts on eye makeup behind the wheel.
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morning on i-25. another driver shared this video with us but we can't excuse his own distraction behind the wheel. either driver could have caused a crash here. don't put makeup on on the highway. probably something you should know. >> you would think so. the weather will cooperate today, so be safe if you're hitting the roads this weekend. just be aware we'll have a mix of sun and scattered showers across the state. colorado is pretty mild compared to portions of the northeast of the country, where they are bracing for tropical storm hermine. we across colorado will experience an upper level disturbance that will affect our weather throughout the day today before high pressure builds back in for the rest of the labor day weekend. looking at the colorado camera from loveland, partly cloudy in the mountains, 60s and 0s there today. limon started out foggy but the
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the clouds. we'll have gradual clearing throughout the morning hours. downtown denver, 62 degrees, 63 at the airport, where humidity is 60%. the winds are also picking up from the south southwest at 13 miles an hour. this is what you can expect over the next 24 hours, a mix of sun and clouds throughout the day today. we're in the mid- to upper 80s with a chance for a passing isolated thunderstorm later this afternoon. but the strongest threat the northeast. our satellite and radar this morning picked up a couple thunderstorms. we'll continue to see scattered showers starting in the mountains later this afternoon before making their way into the foothills. this is a flood advisory in effect till 10:15 for parts of eastern central cheyenne county. they have seen about 3 to 5 inches of rain over the past 24 hours. that excessive runoff due to that heavy rain can cause
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so if you're in the area, that's in effect till 10:15 a.m. today. this afternoon this area shaded in green has the strongest potential for storms today. as we stay throughout the morning, mostly sunny and very dry across the front range. we'll start to pick up activity in the mountains starting around 12:00. then that storm system and a couple scattered showers will make their way down to the front range. as we head through the evening, starting at 8:00, we have potential for seeing strong storms producing heavy rain, hail and gusty winds. before we head into tomorrow, more sunshine for sunday. heading into labor day as well, high pressure building agaii, which will make it nice and toasty. slope, 70s in the mountains, %- mid- to upper 80s across the
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down south places like pueblo d lamar could get into the 90s. tonight slight chance of storms, mostly partly cloudy skies. by tomorrow more sunshine and temperatures still in the upper 80s. it will be a hot one this weekend, mostly dry. still we have a chance of storms this afternoon and this evening. by monday for labor day, sunny skies and 87, overnight lows staying mild the next seven days. mid- to upperr50s and by potential for stronger storms in fact afternoon. throughout next week it's sunny >> the unofficial end to summer is here. a tough night for the rams last night.. still ahead, we'll take you through the highlights. >> and colin kaepernick
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cu and csu kicked off the season with the annual roy mountain showdown. 15 minutes in, rocky mountain beatdown was trending on twitter. rams fans, may want to turn your eyes. if you have an lineman scoring the first goal, it's on. starter nick stevens was shaky. the struggle was real. and fields was all alone, 24- zip after one. the final was 44-7. broncos
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arizona. lynch got the start and jordan taylor is gone, 57 yards on the play. he needed to make plays to make the team, and he made the highlights twice. the second time was in the third quarter, another score. broncos win 38-17. now the hard part, trimming the roster by today at 2:00. a hannful yesterday but the broncos aren't done. it was reported yesterday the broncos were shopping ronnie hillman, which is what they're doing with mark sanchez, hoping to avoid paying him any money.
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play of the night coming from christian mccaffrey. the heisman runner-up running circles around k-state. that does for me and sports this saturday. go out and have yourself a great day. . it was a tough loss for csu and for fort collins' mayor, -?who will have to pa he made a friendly wager on who would win, a basket of locally produced products. colin kaepernick continues to protest the nationallanthem. thursday night he took a knee behind more than 240 service
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military appreciation night. >> the socks that were worn, did those not seem negative? >> no. that was once again -- we have cops that are murdering people. we have cops in the sfpd that are blatantly racist. >> other players are now joining the prooest. denver police cracking down on the use of now why they say it could be even more dangerous. >> and bracing for the heavy rain and flooding after tropical storm hermine. >> and the former stanford
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. we have breaking news right now. deputies say a call about a drunk driver on southbound county road 21 led deputies to a house in osevelt, where
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lotrel. he was taken into custody and no officers were hurt. this morning we are learning mmre about the deputy's condition who was shot yesterday. >> reporter: the douglas county sheriff said detective dan brite was moved from the or to the icu after shootout with a suicidal man in parker. the suspect was in this rv after driving away from his home. the sheriff says the man fired the first shot. people could hear the gunfire from about a mile away. the sheriff is asking for prayers as detective brite recovers from surgery. support for the detective is
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agencies: the gunman's name hasn't been released but the sheriff says he was known to the department. breaking overnight, another deadly police shooting. a police officer is struggling to survvve after police say gunfire broke out in the parking garage this morning at the caesar's casino in new jersey. police are $20,000 reward for information. . breaking news out of colorado springs. a deadly shooting near the state fairgrounds ended with one man dead just before midnight. witnesses say two vehicles left the scene. so far no one has been arrested and police haven't released any suspect information.
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saturday. we saw a great sunrise this unofficial end to summer weekend. >> yes, and colorado will be seeing a nice labor day weekend with temperatures in the 80s. it's a different story aloog the east coast, where they are bracing for tropical storm hermine. thousands are waking up without power and this is really far from over. the northeast next. >> reporter: overnight tropical storm hermine packing 60-mile-% an-hour winds, slamming beaches along the carolinas, strong enough to rip the side off that truck and knock down trees, leaving roads impassable. a reported tornado whipped through north carolina's outer
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in myrtle beach, waves of water rushed through streets and flood homes. this morning thousands are without power in the southeast, the storm now churning toward virginia, where the governor has declared a state of emergency. up and down the east coast, millions are bracing for the impact and heading to hardware 3 stores, getting prepared just in case. >> generators, flashlights, everything. >> reporter: hermine left more thann300,000 in florida without power, killing one, and leaving parts of some coastal towns underwater. this is the first hurricane to make landfall in the state in over a decade. >> ferocious. absolutely ferocious. >> the tropical storm has created a big problem for a family of raccoons as well. two babies lost their mom after the storm in florida. the guys fell out of a treee
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a rescue group later took them in. this morning across colorado we are starting off on a pretty dry note, some thunderstorms picking up further to the west. temperatures today across the front range are a little warmer than what we felt yesterday in the mid- to upper 80s. we have a chance of storms picking up in the afternoon but tomorrow heading into labor day, mostly sunny and pretty breezy. we have a mix of sun and clouds fog that will dissipate throughout the morning hours. pueblo, mostly cle skies and highs there today expected to be in the mid- to low 90s. we'll have scattered showerss across the high country and temperatures in the 60s and 70s. satellite and radar this morning, the front range is mostly dry, partly cloudy, and we'll see a mix of sun and clouds throughout the day today. we have a chance of storms later on.
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coming up in just a few minuues. this morning police are cracking down in denver parks and rail. if you're caught with drugs, you'll be banned from the parks. police or rangers that see anyone selling drugs, they will be banned for 90 days. drug use has become a problem and threatens public safety. >> i think parks and rec recognizes this while now. >> this will be tested for six months to see if the program works. over the last few weeks, we have had several reports on the problem of homelessness in 3 denverr we looked at ome creative ideas to help the situation. this morning we are focused on a 56-year-old man who sleeps along speer boulevard who sleeps in an american life. he got divorced, his wife got
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after suffering a heart aattack and sttoke, he couldn't afford payments. to see this story and others like it, download the denver 7 app. we could have documents about the overbudget at the aurora va by next week. congress is considering subpoenaing the va for thousands of pages from its investigation, which found most of the executives responsible for the cost increases had already retired. the million toonow more than $1.7 billion. this man, former stanford university swimmer brock turner, walked out of jail yesterday morning after serving only three months for raping an unconscious woman. this is the cell where turner was locked up. he and his cell mates were kept separate from other inmates
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many considered the sentence too lenient and still want the judge to resign. >> even if the police believe you, even if the prosecutors believe you, even if against all odds if thh jurors believe you, at the end of day that can be undermined by a judge like judge persky. start tuesday in the trial of 65-year-old lester jones, suspected of killing 34-year- old paige birdfield in 2007. closing arguments were yesterday in grand junction. police say jones kidnapped and killed the mother of three, whose remains were found in 2012. it's been months since 14- year-old cole sukle was hit and killed while riding his bike. the community now wants to be
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this memorial was put up last night at the spot where he was killed. a yellow balloon release took place as well. >> his parents asked people to wear bright colors just to remember the life that he lived, that it was fun and inviting and encouraging to those that he was around. >> the elderly woman who hit and killed up next, denver 7 will break down what you need to know aaout the best deals this holiday weekend. >> plus the denver museum of
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, welcome back. nice shot of some clouds over the eastern plains this morning. already 63 degrees and it's going to get up in the 80s all week. summer may beat the unofficial end this weekend but still nice and warm for several days. >> it is whht better way to celebrate than maybe shopping the sales? here are what the experts say to buy and avoid. save big on a mattress this weekend. it's one of the only weekends of the year o purr peedic goes on sale. the new iphone is not on sale for a coupleeweeks and there will be better deals for tvs
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if you're looking for something fun to do this weekend, a bmx bike event is underway at sculpture park downtown. denver is the only state to ?ost the extreme sports competition. there will be skateboarding and a free style event through thee holiday weekend. if you own a galaxy note 7 from samsung, stop using it. 2.5million phones are being recalled after reports of the phone catching fire while charging. this is not the same phone that exploded in a teen's pocket in colorado springs but it is the same brand. what kind of soap are you usinn? the fda just banned more than a dozen chemicals found in antibacterial soaps. officials say there is not enough evidence the soap is safe or that it works.
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and not being able to filter out all the sights and smells and temperatures we can ignore in those instances. >> autism can be tough for families. one program is making life a little bit easier. >> reporter: if you didn't kn night at the museum of nature and science. but tonight is anything but >> when we come toothe museum, there's a ton of people around. it's really loud. some of the exhibits are really loud and it's really hard for my children to have a good time here. having a child with autism, going to certain places like
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there's so many sounds, the rides, things like that. >> reporter: but tonight it's is sensory-friendly experience. >> they have certain areas we're allowed to go to. they turn the sound down and turn the lights down on some of the exhibits so it's more sensory friendly for people >> reporter: the events are coordinated through colorado autism society's opening doors program. >> for a lot of them, it's being able to get out of the house anddgo mewhere they know they are in a safe environment. >> reporter: altering the mood to make things more inviting for families for a night. >> it's not so much only about
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i'm not alone in this situation. >> i love meeting other families that are going through similar things that i am, and learned the things that i've learned. >> you can learn more at thedenverchannel.com. >> she does so great, doesn' let's talk weather.. >> warm again, partly cloudy skies throughout the day today. we have a chance for seeing strong storms this afternoon, mainly where they were yesterday across the north eastern plains. partly cloudy skies right now, and we'll see 60s and 70s across the mountains today. we have a chance of storms and showers starting around noon. limon, we started on a foggy note. we're starting to see that
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right now. in denver we're going to be seeing partly cloudy skies. throughout the day, increasing cloud cover. my weather computer is not
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right now downtown it's 64 about 60% humidity. that percentage will drop throughout the afternoon hours. looking at the next 24 hours, we'll see a mix of sun and clouds across the front range today, temperatures gradually climbing in the mid- to upper 80s. some increasing clouds as we head throughout the aaternoon and evening, but we have a 10% to 20% chance of storms throughout tonight. looking at the satellite and radar right now, you can see we did pick up some moisture
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we have a flood warning for east central cheyenne county till 10:15 a.m. radar indicates about 3 to 5 inches of rain there over the last 24 hours. if you're driving there, just keep an eye out for tanding water. we'll see the chance of storms there once again. this is our severe weather outlook. highlights in green here, we have the chance for stronger thunderstorms. later this afternoon into the evening, heavy rain and gusty winds are possible. we'll be sure to keep an eye on that here at denver 7. throughout the day, mostly sunny skies in the metro. starting about noon, we have a chance to pick up a few scattered showers, isolated thunderstorms rolling through the mountains and foothills
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indicated by the yellow and red. that's where we could see the stronger storms roll through akron, burlington and limon. 79 in grand junction today, mid- 70s in places like aspen and eagle. highs today are in the mid- to upper 80s, 90 in we have a sliggt chance of rain in the forecast tomorrow but we'll start sunny, highs in the mid- to upper 80s. very gusty winds are expected as we head into sunday. on monday, highs in the mid- to upper 80s, sunny skies and overnight lows staying in the mid- to upper 50s. by tuesday we have a cooldown with a chance of storms, and warmer conditions heading into next week.
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here. we have kumquat here from the rocky mountain rescue. dr. lisa, it's your first time on air but you're going to do great. we're going to talk about what chemicals to watch out for. let's talk about kumquat. >> he's calming down. >> such a handsome guy. >> he is. he's neutered male. he has the tom cat jowls, really solid and muscular. he was a transfer from a high kill shelter in new mexico. he's only been here about three weeks. >> so we're saving his life. >> yes, we are. and he is wonderful. and he talks. he was asking me all sorts of questions last night and answering his own questions.
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>> he'll follow you around. he talks to you. he is a cool cat. >> he is, a very cool cat. dr. schilling, things to look out for. xylitol is one? >> definitely. with labor day coming up, there will be a lot of food around. sometimes pets like to things. the first one is onions and garlic. it can cause damage to the blood cells and anemia. for dogs, grapes and raisins as well. and xylitol, found in many sweeteners, some types of % peanut butter, and sugar free gum.
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sugar, so hyperglycemia and possibly liver failure. if you haae concerns about those, call your vet or poison control. >> thank you. you did great. i knew you would. we'll have information on your website on my facebook page and thedenverchannel.com. and if you want to adopt kumquatt call the number on the screen. >> such a >> he's awesome. they say seeing is believing, but even after we show you this video, it may be hard to believe.
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tropical storm hermine is bringing high waves and winds to florida. this morning we are learning denver police are doubling the size of a mental health program to limit future contact with police and cut down the number of people who end up in jail. one man is dead after fairgrounds just before midnight in the fair's parking lot. witnesses said two vehicles left the scene. right now there is no suspect information. a douglas county detective is recovering this morning after being shot yesterday afternoon in parker. detective dan brite was caught in the crossfire after a suicidal man opened fire from his rv. schools nearby were placed on lockdown.
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he was known to the department. . incredible video here. that's a deer swimming. this video coming from orange county, california. the deer was about a half mile from shore. eventually you see the surfer coax the deer back to land. then it just prances away >> going for a little dip. this weekend if you're headiig out, having a barbecue, should be a nice one. we have a chance of storms and isolated showers later on this afternoon, the strongest chance in the northeastern part of the state. >> much more to come in the next hour, including more on the dos and don'ts of labor da
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a suspect is dead and a douglas county detective in the hospital after a shootout in parker. the latest on how the detective issdoing now. >> and new details on the man arrested in a deadly crash that ended the life of a denver reporter. we start with breaking news, a mannbehind bars. deputies got a call about a drunk driver on southbound county road 21. >> deputies then traced the license platto a house in elizabeth, where they found the driver, james lutrell, who pointed a gun at deputies and ran inside the house. >> after about three hours, s.w.a.t. took him into custody. no officers were hurt. one man is dead after a
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fairgrounds just before midnight in the fair's parking lot. witnesses told sheriffs two vehicles left the scene. no information on the suspects right now. thank you for joining us this saturday morning. i'm eric looper. >> i'm katie lasalle. the northeast is really bracing for tropical stoom hermine. here in colorado we are doing okay for this labor day weekend. it will be hot, should be a great day to be outside. we have a chance of showers and stms into the everything. but there is a flood warning in effect for eastern central cheyenne county, so please be extra cautious there. temperatures in the mid-60s across the western slope, 54 in
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60s. highs today across the front range are toasty, mid- to upper 80s in greeley and dia, 60s and 70s for the foothills. it will continue to get hotter throughout this labor day weekend, and we have a chance of storms in the forecast. i'll have that in a few minutes. we are following new developments out of paaker after a deputy was caught in the crossfire yesterday amanda del castillo is monitoring his condition. how is he doing this morning? >> reporter: he is out of the or and is recovering in the icu. that update came from the douglas county sheriffs overnight. detective dan brite was shot during a shootout with a suicidal suspect yesterday. the sheriff says the man fired the first shot and witnesses
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from about a mile away. the sheriff is asking for prayers as the detective continues to recover from surgery. >> i know he's in really good hands. i ask the community to stop and say a prayer for him if you would be so kind. he's going to need every bit of that. >> the gunman's name hasn't been released but the sheriff says he was known to the department. witnesses say it's a miracle no one else was shootout. one witness said after the man crashed, he opened fire. >> just lifted up the gun like that and started shooting. so the other guy is like running toothe cars. >> a deputy returned fire, killing the suspect. new this morning, a man and woman found dead in their
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investigation. deputies found the couple in their 20s after relatives asked for a welfare check. the coroner is working to figure out how they died. right now a 35-year-old woman is fighting for life after being shot in the ead. police are looking for whoever pulled the trigger. officers found her thursday night in a car near 84th and the only clue investigators have is possibly the suspect's vehicle, believed to be an olde colorado plates that begin with 047. new information this morning on the death of denver post reporter colleen o'connor. bail has been set at $50,000 for 23-year-old jesus carreno. the da is still working to figure what charges will be filed against him.
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before pulling over to dial 911. he was believed to be under the influence. this is 32-year-old levi cisneros, facing charges after a man was found under a bush with a gunshot wound to the head yesterday near 76th and pecos. and this man is behind bars in connection with a stabbing at a family dollar store in 43-year-old anthony grazen stabbed someone to death during and attempted robbery. the da dropped sexual assault charges against the boyfriend of missing charlene boyd. her boyfriend was never named a suspect but has been in jail on an unrelated sexual assault charge. the da dropped those charges, saying it could beffre with the missing persons case.
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two weeks ago. a woman was walking home and attacked in a field near calvary church. new this morning, this elderly woman is back home safe and sound. deputies say the 85-year-old was found this morning after being reported missing. this labor day's marijuana sales are expected to break last year's. experts predict $41 million in pot will more than was sold this time last year. a look at i-70 heading to the mountains, pretty wide open. if you're heading into the mountains on i-70, traffic looking good. i'm sure we'll have more activity throughout the day. did you know this is one of the busiest travel days of the yyar? trip advisor reports 60% of
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right now at dia about a 15 minute wait at security. day two of the taste of colorado. i need a fruit kabob. organizers expert 500,000 people to check out civic center park for the food. gates open at 10:30 and it's free but the food is not. we have a list of seven fun things to do this weekend on our free denver 7 >> making me hungry. speaking of food, the race for the white house is now one for the foodies. why you'll see more food trucks around campaign offices here in colorado. >> and a bizarre crash ended with two cars banged switch to centurylink and get up to 40 megs of high-speed internet for just $20 a month. that's the speed you need to stream... ...game... ...connect on social media...
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. happy labor day weekend. it is going to be a beautiful one. we have breaking news after an earthquake rattled oklahoma this morning, a 5.6 quake. >> some people even felt it in north texas. no major we'll keep an eye on that. time for political news. colorado lauren's forecast colorado lawmakers edited the state guide on two ballot initiatives. the denver post reports the edits made the wording less appealing. it's been a ride, watching the presidential campaigns this season. this morning it's weirder, because food trucks are
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house. >> reporter: lunch and a political point. >> we want to respond to the comments of the trump campaign. >> reporter: he asked the mestizos food truck to show up in front of the trump headquarters in response to comments from the the group latinos for trump on n.cn >> the needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few. my culture is a very dominant culture, and it's imposing and it's causing problems. if you doo't do something about it, you're going to have taco trucks on every corner. >> reporter: that's what looez wanted people to see. he says today's unusual protest is actually very serious.
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racist and really demonstrate where the trump campaign is out of touch with the community. >> reporter: wednesday trump met with mexico's president before a major immigration speech in phoenix, in which he vowed to build a wall to prevent illegals from crossing the border. it's been less months since the fbi recommended noocharges against hillary clinton for her use of the private e-mail server. this morning new documents reveal clinton told agents she couldn't recall any training or guidance on the handling of sensitiie information and she relied on her aides to use their judgment when we mailing
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president obama is in china today for the g20 summit. he's expected to talk about climate change and global this is expected to be his last trip as president. a distracted driver caught on camera, plus denver law enforcement training to deal with people struggling with mental illness who need extra help. details next. >> and an upper level disturbance is slowly making
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8:15 and it's going to be nice today. get to the pools, a lot of them closing after this weekend. >> the unofficial end of summer. >> i like the snow but just not yet. wait till after halloween. that's my rule. >> we're in the 80s for the we have breaking news. several lanes of southbound federal boulevard are closed at 6th avenue. police are investigating a crash there. >> a car and motorcycle crashed there and there are reports of serious injury. we have a crew at the scene trying to gather more information. we'll bring you the latest as soon as we get it. we have all been so eager to get somewhere, we hop in the car and jump into things without thinking.
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they were so excited to visit grandma, they hopped in the car, started the engine and drove off, then t-boned another car. >> i said, where's your mom? sleeping. i want to go to go to my grandma's house. >> fortunately the kids are okay. the other driver had minor injuries.. back at home, our law enforcement undergo training to deal with people with mental illnesses but sometimes the people require expert help. so the city of denver pairs licensed mental health experts with police. as lance hernandez reports, that program is now doubling in size. >> reporter: there are now six licensed mental health denver police. their goal, to cut down on the number of people with mental health challenges that end up in jail. michael marshall died after
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after coming under fire for not doing enough to help people like marshall, the city started a new program. >> between april and july, we responded to over 400 calls. >> reporter: they help find shelter, substance abuse help, even medicaid. >> getting them that help so they don't feel isolated an alone. >> reporter: the crisis services director says they are breaking a >> they engage in conduct, officer contact, arrests, transport to jail, charges get dismissed. now we have a model that never introduced the jail or criminal justice system as a necessary component or outcome. >> reporter: lance hernandez, denver 7. you only have a couple more days to drive the stretch from summit lake to the peak of mt.
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you can still access the lower segment until october if mother nature cooperates. speaking of cooperating, our weather is really nice. >> that's rightt we have picked up a little activity west of i-25 but the satellite and radar staying partly cloudy and dracy ss the front range looking east. our view from loveland right now, beautiful start to the day. we have seen decreasing cloud cover ttere and we'll to see a chance for a few showers and storms rolling through the hhgh country a littleelater on today. fog has started to clear in limon, partly cloudy skies as the sun breaks through the clouds. right now in downtown, this is the view from the tower cam. 66 degrees at the airport and humidity is dropping this morning. winds are also heading down from the southwest about 9 miles an hour. throughout the day today, we have a mix of sun and clouds.
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upper 80s. we have a chance for seeing a few isolated storms this afternoon across the front range, but for the most part, stronger activity will take place further to the northeast. also this morning, a lot of rainfall over the past 12 hours, mainly in this area we have a flood warning for portions of east central cheyenne county till 10:15 a.m. if you're driving out th aware ann use caution. we have a risk for severe weather later this afternoon, moneyly for the area you see shaded in green here. the eastern plains has potential for stronger thunderstorms, and we could see very heavy rain, hail, then gusty winds associated with the storms. you can see the denver metro area is dry, partly loudy throughout the day.
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picking up few scattered showers in places like aspen and the foothills. potential for storms in fort collins and closer to dia, but really these will be isolated and pass through fairly quickly. by about 8:00, you can see sterling and akron with storms moving through, producing a decent amount of rainfall. we'll be watching those for you re thedenverchannel.com. mostly sunny conditions and hot today for the denver metro area, 90s down to the southeast and mid- to upper 80s in the north eastern plains. 57 for the overnight low in denver, 10% to 20% chance of storms and partly cloudy skies. as we start tomorrow, we'll see mostly sunny conditions and a high of 88.
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the next couple days. by tuesday we have a chance for a ffw more storms and showers in the forecast, and temperatures dropping as we head into the end of next week. so you were at the game last night? rough night ffr the ams. >> yeah. >> the rocky mountain showdown came to an end last night. ahead, we'll take you through the highlights. continues to stir up drama,
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lost at the goal line. the rout was on. csu's offense, awful, six three- and-outs to start. the struggle was real. fields, all alone. 24-0 after one and even that close. the final was 44-7. broncos paxton lynch got the start. %- third play, jordan taylor is gone. 57 yards on the play, sunshine the nickname, and he needed to make some plays to make the team. and guess what? he made the highlights twice. the second time in the third quarter, another score. broncos win 38-17.
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?his roster to 53. they have until 2:00 today to get there. a handful of cuts were made yesterday: it was reported yesterday the broncos were shopping ronnie hillman, which is what they are doing with mark sanchez, hoping to avoid paying him any money. both today. and the rockies get the 14-7 win. and christian mccaffrey picked upright where he left off, running circles around k-state. this covers 35 yards. that does it for me and sports this saturday.
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it was a tough lost last -?night but a tough night for fort ccllins' mayor, who made a friendly wager with mayor jones for aabasket of locally produced products. colin kaepernick continues to protest the thursday night the quarterback took a knee right behind more than240 service members being honored on military appreciation night. there is more controversy over the socks he wore, depictiig police officers as pigs. >> the socks that were worn, did those not seem negative? >> no, that was -- once again, we have cops that are murdering
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are blatantly racist. >> now otherssare joining in the protest. denver police cracking down on the use of illegal drugs in parks. if you're caught, you could be banned. >> and tropical storm hermine makes landfall. we'll take you inside the threat zone. >> and the former stanford
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developing now, a sheriff's deputy was shot during a shootout with a suspect yesterday afternoon. >> and let's check back in with amanda del castillo this morning. >> the douglas county sheriff tweeted an update overnight, saying detective dan brite was moved from the or to the icu. he is recovering after being shot ddring a ?uicidal man. the suspect was in an rv after driving away from his home. the man fired the first shot and people could hear the gunfire from about a mile away. the sheriff is asking for prayers as detective brite
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gunman's name hasn't been released but the sheriff said he was known to the department. . breaking news out of pueblo, where a deadly shooting near the stateefairgrounds ended with one man dead. shots rang out just before midnight in the parking lot, where witnesses said two vehicles left the scene. so far no arrests and police have not released information. it is looking nice for this labor day weekend. >> it is. the east coast is bracing for tropical storm hermine, and thousands are waking up to flooding and lots of damage. overnight, tropical storm hermine barreling up the east
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an-hour winds, slamming beaches along the carolinas. trees knocked down left some roads impassable. >> reporter: in wrightsville, the storm washed away any labor day beach plans for tourists, water rushing through streets and flooding homes. thousands in the southeast are without power as the storm now turns toward virginia, where the governor has declared a state of emergency. up and down the east coast, millions are preparing just in case. >> generators, batteries, flashlights, everything. >> reporter:ermine ripped through florida, causing one
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300,000 without power. the hurricane was the first to make landfall in the state in over a decade. >> ferocious. absolutely ferocious. . and the tropical storm created a problem for a family two babies llst their mom after% the storm hit and they fell out of a tree that was knocked over. a rescue group later took them in. we are seeing mainly west of i-25, picking up moisture this morning. we are going to be seeing mostly dry conditions in places like pueblo. temperatures are expected to be really hot here in the mid- to low 90s, so stay hydrated. in the northeastern corner of the state, we have patchy fog in places this morning and mostly cloudy conditions but we'll see clearing there throughout the day.
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now, a mix of sun and clouds. we'll have a chance of storms in the forecast later on and into the early afternoon. right now temperatures around the front range, 65 in city park, 61 in evergreen and cooler conditions in boulder, only 53 right now. highs today, we'll warm up pretty well throughout the afternoon, highs expected to be in the mid- greeley and fort collins, parker 84. and we'll continue to monitor the chance of storms later on, very isolated and scattered in nature. but we still have a chance of seeing a couple things pick up later on. throughout the afternoon, with a mix of sun and clouds. we'll have a chance of storms, when that could affect your neighborhood coming up in a ffw
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on denver parks and trails, you could be banned. you could be banned for 90 days and if you return sooner, there could be fines or jail time. according to the parks and rec department, drug use is threatening public safety. >> i think parks and rec recognized this is a situation that needed to be addressed for a while now. over the last few weeks, denver 7 has had a series of homelessness in denver. we have looked into creative ideas to help with the situation. this morning we are focusing on a 56-year-old man who sleeps alongside speer boulevard wraaped in an american flag. his life took an unfortunate turn when he got divorced and his wife got custody and he had to start paying child support. after suffering a heart attack
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download our free denver 7 app. by next week we could have documents about the overbudget at the aurora va hospital. congress is considering subpoenaing the va for thousands of pages from the investigation that found most executives responsible for the cost increases had already retired. the cost jumped from $600 million originally to $1.7 billion. brock turner walked out of jail yesterday morning after serving three months for raping an unconscious woman. abc news got a look at the cell where he was locked up with cell mates kept separate from other inmates because their crimes made them targets for attacks. many considered the sentence too lenient and still want to
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>> at the end of the day it can all be undermined by a judge like aaron persky whose objectivity is clouded by rape culture. >> turner will have to register as a sex offender and will be on probation for three years it's been a month since 14- year-old cole sukle was hit and killed while riding his bike and the community put up a memorial last night at the corner of yale and madison,
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and a yellow balloon release took place yesterday as well. >> the parents asked for people to wear bright colors just to lived, that it was fun ann - inviting and encouraging those that he was around. >> the elderly woman who hit and killed cole hassalso died. time now 8:39. happy labor day weekend, everyone. it will be a nice one weather wise, with a lot going on. up next, we'll break down you need to know for the best deals for the holiday weekend. >> and the denver museum of
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8:41. if you're new to colorado and not familiar with all the road closures that happen with the taste of colorado and you take rtd, they just tweeted 20-plus routes will be detoured during the taste of colorado today
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so check your route at rtd, because they are changing routes to get around taste of colorado. it's labor day weekend and what better way to celebrate than maybe shopping? some things experts say to buy and avoid this week. if you need a mattress, this is the only weekend of the year o purr peedic goes on sale. appliances like dryers and microwaves aae great. but experts say this is not the weekend to buy electronics. the new iphone isn't on sale yet and there will be better deals for tvs closer to black friday. if you're looking for something to do in denver, a bmx bike event is underway at sculpture park downtown. denver is the only city in the
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competition. it will last through the holiday weekend. >> i would break my nose. if you own a samsung galaxy note 7, stop using it. 2.5million phones are being recalled after reports of the phone catching fire while charging. what kind of soap are you using? the antibacterial kind could be fda just banned more than a dozen chemicals found in them. officials say there is not enough evidence the soap is safe or that it actually works. imagine being inside a mall and not being able to filter out the sounds and smells and temperatures tt st of us ignore in crowded places. >> that's what people with autism spectrum disorder deal
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>> autism can be overwhelming for families. going to the store or going out can be tough. a new program is making life a little easier. >> reporter: if you didn't know any better, this could be any night at the museum of nature and science. but tonight is anything but normal. >> when we come to the museum normally, therr's a ton of people, it's loud, and some of the exhibi it's really hard for my children to have a good time here. having a chill wwth auttsm, going to certain places like amusement parks, i would never take my children to just and sounds, things like that. >> reporter: but tonight it's a sensory friendly experience. >> they have a certain area that we're allowed to go to.
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they turn the lights down on some of the exhibits so it's more sensory friendly for people with autism. >> from the feedback we have received, it really means a lot to the families. for a lot of them it's not even coming to the museum. 3 it's just getting out of the house and able to go somewhere they know they're in an inclusive environment. >> reporter: altering the mood to night. >> it was the dad, being able to come out and see, there's a whole community here and i'm not alone in this situation. >> reporter: and being part of a crowd, even if it's not a big one, is a good feeling for these families. >> i love meeting other families that are going through similar things that i am and
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that i've learned. >> right now 12 companies are taking part in the opening doors program. learn more about them at thedenverchannel.com. >> she does such a great job. we are going to be bright across the state today, a lot of sunshine in store. take a look from the loveland ski area camera. happy labor day weekend, coming up on the official summer. 60s and 70s expected for the mountains today, partly cloudy skies in limon. we are looking at a chance for some severe weather, especially across the eastern plains this afternoon. take a lookmostly clear skies, 66 downtown and 69 already at the airport where winds are coming out of the west southwest at 11 miles an hour. over the next 24 hours, expect
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temperatures rising into the mid- to upper 80s today. we have increasing cloud cover heading throughout the evening hours before a sunny start for sunday. satellite and radar right now, we have picked up some thunderstorms further to the west of i-25. we are also watching out for a flood warning that did expire for portions of burlington. th 10:15 a.m., so be careful if you're in that area. our risk for severe weather, later this afternoon and early evening hours, we have a chance of strong thunderstorms across the north eastern plains. you can see a mix of sun and clouds throughout the day. we'll start to pick up a chance of showers and scattered storms and increasing cloud cover starting about 12:00, especially across the
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elevations have a better chance of showers starting about 4:30. the denver metro area has a chance for picking up storms before they quickly move east. tomorrow morninn we'll start sunny again. highs today staying in the upper 70s across the western slope, 74 in aspen, 77 in 3 eagle, mid- to upper 80s in places like it will be hot down south for the next couple days. tonight we have a chance of storms in the forecast and we'll dry out for the morning hours. highs tomorrow staying in the mid- to upper 80s. it will be warm and mostly sunny for labor day and breezy as we head through sunday. for the most part, as we go through the next seven days, we'll see temperatures stayiig
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by tuesday, where we have a chance of storms. >> running out of time. got to get the boat out a couple more weekends. >> monday. >> we switch to centurylink and get up to 40 megs of high-speed internet for just $20 a month. that's the speed you need to stream... ...game... ...connect on social media... learn, shop and more with fast in-home wifi. so call 844-565-link. get up to 40 megs of high-speed internet for just $20 a month for one year when bundled with a qualifying home phone plan. speed may not be available in your area. call today.
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we told you about deals this labor daa, but some are better than others. >> we have a closer look at what you'll want to buy thhs weekend. >> reporter: mark and kristin started shopping labor day sales to save big. >> we were looking online and it's like 40% off on mattress sets. came in here and got it cheaper than that. >> reporter: if you're in the
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other things to put on the shopping list? some of the best deals of the %- year on appliances. if you need a fridge, washer, dryer, microwave, it's a great week to buy one. >> reporter: and now is the time to buy outdoor gear, too, for camping equipment and outdoor furniture. 3 >> experts say don't buy a big screen tv right now. stores are adv sale but you'll get better deals in november as we get closer to blacc friday. >> and you can get great deals on summer clothes. hold off on winter clothes this weekend. >> this is not the best weekend to buy electronics because thee new iphone doesn't go on sale for a couple more weeks. when the old ones are marked down. >> reporter: and the best time
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december. if you know what you need, shop online first to save big. >> we still probably need like a coffee table. then i think we'll be set. >> and there are some end of summer freebies you can cash in on as well. i.h.o. kids meals. >> oh. >> sorry. >> monday fire house subs is offering a free medium sub if you buy a meal. dairy queen is offering a free oreo frappe 2:00 to 5:00 on
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. tropical storm hermine is barreling towards the northeast now. she caused quite a mess in the carolinas overnight. there's the right video. thousands still without power and there will be issues on the east coast. last april denver police teamed up with denver's mental health center to help serve the needs of the into contact with. we are learning they are doubling the size of that program and their goal is to limit future contact with police and cut down the number of people who end up in jail. one man is dead after a shooting near the state fairgrounds in pueblo. the shooting happened just before midnight in the parking lot and witnesses told the sheriff that two vehiclessleft the scene. no one has been arrested. a douglas couuty detective is recovering in the icu this morning after being shot
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detective dan brite was caught in the gunfire after a suicidal man opened fire from his rv. his name has not been released but the sheriff said he was known to the department. now to incredible video. take a close look. that's a deer swimming. this video comes out of orange county, california. the deer was way too. eventually you see the surfer coax him back to land. apparently it was okay. >> good, taking a dip. we'll have sunny conditions today, chance of storms later
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