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city of denver is up in the room and we can't even get into the parking lot let alone into the room. >> peaking news right now at the em -- breaking news right now at the embassy suites at east hampden avenue. a man wouldn't leave the hotel.3 that means that guests were also not allowed into their room. denver police tell us that this man is connected to a domestic assault, maybe even a stolen car. we'll continue to keep an eye on the situation and update you throughout the night. on the football night, allegations of hazing overshadowing the game. we continue to follow this developing stories for you. two teens at conifer high school right now arrested and facing serious charges related to an incident that went just too far. liz gelardi asked what the -?school should do now moving forward. >> rorter: at the football game tonight, parents, students are talking about this. a vague e-mail telling them two students are facing charges after an incident at evergreen high school.
around evergreen high school. >> we heard there was some hazing on the football team. some not very good things going on. >> reporter: now confirmation. a 15-year-old and 16-year-old arrested and kicked off the foball team. the older student is looking at a possible felony. both around the j -- both are on the jv football team. steve gray's son is a senior on the varsity team. for him an e-mail to the parents wasn't surprising. >> you don't know what to sa author of bully proofing your school. he told us over the phone bullying or hazing like this should be used as a teaching opportunity. >> not just that they have been punished, but that they have given back to restore the damage that they did to their community. >> reporter: we know the alleged hazing involved four male victims with multiple incidents over a period of time. then on monday while at school
happened. >> one student was arrested because he threatened to shank other students with a piece of glass. >> reporter: serious allegations and consequences. >> you know there's just some kids that do some things and they don't really think about what's going on. >> reporter: the bullying expert we talk to says it is important at this time for the school to try to create a more inclusive community and for these students to try to make liz gelardi denver7. >> thanks, liz. this is a good time to remind you about the safe-to-tell -- safe2tell program. call 877-542-7233. it's right there on your screen. you don't even have to give your name. well a day without the most popular site on the internet. take a look at this map right here, all the red you see is where today's cyber attack was the worst. not too bad in colorado as you
there. no tweeting, listening to music on spotify, bidding on ebay, and surely no binge watching on netflix. it's all because the host sites were attacked overwhelming those with requests. they shut them down. tonight the government is looking into who is to blame. >> i don't have any information to share about who might be responsible for that malicious activity. >> homeland security investigates. one hacker group has come forward saying this is their work, but that inform not been confirmed. right now an intensifier. take a look at this. it is still burning strong in l.a. tonight near l.a. this massive fire broke out around a card board recycling plant. the biggest worry is when the fire jumped the railroad tracks burning some backyard fences. a little too close for comfort right there. wow. police need your help finding this man. take a look at your screen. he inappropriately touched someone near mlk and bellar. the victim remembers one unique
turquoise shorts. be on the lookout for that. another search tonight for a dangerous man. a woman says she woke up to this man touching her as she slept in her boulder home. when she woke up, she ran out of the house. 17 days, can you believee it? 17 days until election day here in america. tonight the votes are already being counted in your voice and your vote. more than three million americans have already voted early. it is something that the key swing states are leading early voting estimates. partially because more democrats are turning out to vote early so far. well donald trump was almost censored by facebook. we're finding this out an employee there flagged some of their posts, calling them hate speech. one was about banning some muslims from the country. but in the end, the wall street journal said that mark zuckerberg is one that stepped in allowing those posts.
governor? take a look. he is throwing the support behind key democratic candidates running for state senate. now their wins could mean that the dems would get a majority in the senate. if you are fulfilling your ballot out over the weekend, check out thedenverchannel.com. we are breaking down all the facts for you to help make your decision. a big crack down on gang violence now means 16 gang members are facing felony charges. it is all because of a new statute inour state. it means not just th who commits the crime can be charged, but also the people in charge. of calling the shots for that crime to happen. well they could be charged too. and a new data base is leaking even more people to those crimes. new tonight after robbery suspects shot a witness, shot at a witness rather outside this liquor store on peakview drive. not too far today they would catch up with antonio hine arresting them along with a murder suspect who is under 18.
name. they are still looking for darren collie tonight. call police if you know anything about him. you saw it right here on denver7 tonight. the family of lee porter on 20/20. they just want to ind her body, that's it. the pueblo teen disappeared back in 2014. it was porter's brother who ended up getting the killer to confessed, recording it all on his cell phone. >> i placed my hand at her throat, i didn't start squeezing until after she kept would relax when she went unconscious and that i could gradually move the knife away and let her go and let her regain consciousness. but that didn't happen. >> even with that confession, christopher waide was offered a plea deal that ended with a 48- year sentence. that could have been a little longer, but lee's body still has not been found. five students and a bus driver were recovering tonight.
with three other cars, look at your screen, this happened at fox and 39th this afternoon. one of the other cars lost control hitting that bus taking 34 denver montessori juniors and seniors home today. none of the injuries were serious. man look at this haze over a town north of kansas city. its especially troubling considering it's all from a chemical spell. -- chemical spill. in all more than 100 people had to go to the hospital, but tonight it is safe for them to go back outside. who started the beaver creek fire north of walden, we don't know the suspect's name becauseethey're under 18. but this huge fire you see right here has been burning for more than four months because of how remote this area is. a big step to get the junkins fire under control. the nearly 18,000-acre fire in custer county is now 33%
because of this fire. new tonight an amazing surprise for tudents at denver south high school today. take a look right here. this is malala yousafzai, the nobel prize winner. she was there to educate women in pakistan and all around the world. take a look at this picture. how amazing is it? she heard about south high school on her trip to denver, her last trip to denver because it has a special program for refugee students. today they held an assembly to share their stories were surprised at the end when malala came out as she shared her inspiring story with those students. starting a line riders stranded on a pass. the warning hat could have prevented problems like this. being called the strongest in the world. why there's no limit to how strong it will get. test your bravery this halloween. the company that wants you to spend a free night in the real
a man attacked me in a parking garage. tried to stab me
with an 8-inch knife. but i carry a pistol. i fight back. that's why i'm still here. every woman has a right to defend herself with a gun if she chooses. hillary clinton disagrees with that. don't let politicians take away your right to own a gun. donald trump supports my right to own a gun. we trust our mail carriers to bring us important things like bills, checks, gifts, even our ballots right now. but what if it never arrives? it's happened thousands of times in northeast colorado. molly hendrickson found now their mail carrier is facing some serious charges. 3 >> reporter: this carrier is accused of stealing so many pieces of mail they're actually
address peoples concerns. >> it's unbelievable. why would he do it? >> i haven't had any problems. >> reporter: in the quiet town of sterling there's a whole new meaning to lost in the mail. >> where is our newssaper at? >> i get so much mail it wouldn't matter. >> reporter: blame it on this 22-year-old mail carrier. from october 2014 to april of this year investigators say that tayson hidalgo stole more than 26,000 pieces of mail intended for residents of that's almost one piece of mail for every single person in the two towns. >> it makes me more nervous about getting bank statements in the mail. >> reporter: did you notice any of your mail missing? >> well actually honestly i was suppose to get a check a few weeks ago. >> reporter: investigators say that some of the mail was opened and destroyed. >> yeah, he could have all the bills and the advertisements. >> reporter: even though that some of the mail has been found, residents will now think twice about what they drop in the box. >> i also send money in the mail and i do have people that
that. >> reporter: in sterling molly hendrickson denver7. >> take the bills, but not the checks, right? what should you do if you think you're a victim? there's a town hall meeting in sterling on monday night. to find out when and where check out thedenverchannel.com. even before the problems started with the new a line, rtd raised concerns as early as three years before the train started running. they were all spelled out in e- mails. our partners at the denver post got one of those have prevented this. take a look. people stuck on this bridge right here because of lightning. turns out the contractors could have installed a device that would have cut back on power hits like that from strikes. whether or not to blame for this power outage in aurora, just take a look at the black box right there. yeah, no lights down there all because of a raccoon that knocked out power to about 26,000 homes. the shock killed that raccoon this morning and took couple hours to get the lights back on.
fall with developmental disabilities are taking classes at the university of northern colorado to the school's new go on and learn or go program. as denver7 shannon ogden shares with us, they are finding other new opportunities on the unc campus. >> reporter: professor david clemens university's singers class. >> more time please. >> wants to have a desire to become a public speaker and educate people about her disability. >> that's what i have. it's a disorder or a disability >> reporter: brianne is one of the four students taking part of unc's go program. >> it sounds like a plane taking off. >> reporter: besides developing good study skills, the program is also helping the students become independent. >> after four years probably
already has a job with an event staffing company. sometimes to help spot people trying to sneak stuff into events like broncos and rocky games. >> one guy hid liquor. now it's going off. >> reporter: for nick wrape adjusting to life on campus means adjusting to life in the residency hall. it's an adjustment that nick says has gone well. >> do you like it in here? >> yes. >> you don't miss home? >> not too much. >> reporter: i'm going to tell your mom that. >> okay. >> i think the program has got a lot of potential. >> reporter: caitlin is a mentor in the program. >> ielp them do things like laundry. we host study sessions five times a week to help them with their academics. >> reporter: the first two weeks are a little rough as it is for any freshman. >> they're starting to find
you know, it's been a really good inclusive community. i thinn they've adjusted pretty well. >> reporter: music lover brianna. a part of the adjustment has been meeting new friends at zumba class. >> the four years is a time to develop that social get to know your life and yourself. >> reporter: james slaughter is a campus life coordinator. helping students develop passions outside of academics. >> i'm ready to come down now. >> so we will kind of prompt the students to deal with social interactions to see how they go and get in there for that natural sport if included. >> reporter: that includes helping nick get connected with the climbing club, something that he does twice a week. >> don't you get tired? >> sometimes i do. yes. >> thank you so much, shannon. their go program is funded ii part by colorado's inclusive higher education act passed by lawmakers earlier this year. it provides money to unc, the
colorado springs, and arapahoe community college for inclusive education proorams like those. of those three schools, unc is the the only one that has students in the program living right there on campus. well pot in our state is reaching new heights. oh yeah new high. the potency we'reetalking about is some of the highest in the world. there was an effort last year to set a limit on thc levels, but it didn't have enough support, so right now there's nothing to limit those levels. well tomorrow's the state there will be places you can take your prescription drugs that you don't need anymore. for a list of the safe places to get rid of those medications just go to thedenverchannel.com. we list it right there for you. there is just one place you can ski right now in the entire country. it's right here in our backyard. a basin opened up the first run bright and early this morning. loveland ski area is usually in the race to open first. we checked their facebook page
well ski resorts are all working hard to hire seasonal workers. they know customer service is as important as all the snow out there. today we went out to windsor park where they are looking for about 1,500 seasonal workers. the challenge here is housing for them because supply is low and the rents as you know are pretty high. most of the employees will come from across the u.s. and about 10% are international. >> we have also gone out and partnered with great hospitality companies. we've been able to bring over some of the students from india and from the philippines and from bali. you better wear that sunscreen if you are hitting the slopes this weekend. you might be skiing, but it's not so winter like. first alert meteorologist stacey donaldson joins us now. >> reporter: yes, of course a basin is opening. i love the video we saw it. everybody getting on the first chair this morning. this was the first day, everything groomed up and ready
had on the slopes this afternoon. it looks like we will continue this through the weekend as well. a lot of good fun here. snowboarders and skiers are alike enjoying all the bright sunshine and all of that mostly manmade snow. but we had beautiful conditions here across the denver area. this wave cloud here, lighting up this afternoon. i just wanted to show you that time lapse really fast. but if you're going up to a basin with mostly clear skies. not only across the the state tomorrow it will be beautiful. a chilly start at about 8:00 a.m. and sunny and windy by noon. we'll have a temperature of 55 degrees, but it will be windy for you. and be sure to be prepared for that and the wind gust around 35 miles an hour tomorrow afternoon. a little breezy here across the front range, but it will be cool tonight. 70s are going to settle in for us and a great monday night football forecast, which i will have in just one second. but the temperatures outside now. 49 degrees, the humidity at 20%
so it will be a light breeze. but tonight and by tomorrow morning we'll have temperatures in the 30s and the 40s, not too bad out there early on if you're an early riser headed out, just take the jacket with you. satellite radar picture will be very quiet today. thanks to the big ridge of high pressure here across the state, that will keep it nice and mild. now if you're planning for a barbecue tomorrow afternoon, perfect weather, 71 degrees by lunchtime. we'll have mostly sunny skies. as for our monday night football forecast, it will be warm day. we will have by 5:00 p.m. the temperrture of 73 degrees. 68 by 6:30 and then a nice mild night with temperatures dropping into the 60s. now if you're headed to the mountains, temperatures will be staying in the 60s with mostly the central mountains for us towards vail and copper. temperatures in the 60s, sunny and cool for tomorrow and on sunday as well. the future cast, they are barely showing any cloud cover for the next couple of days. so it will be nice and quiet and tonight's forecast around
temperatures in the 30s for the mountains. 40s for the western slopes. a little closer look, 47 for eerie tonight. 4 for denver7 and 45 for highlands ranch with some 30s further north. 77 degrees for us here in denver. we will have the 70s and the 80s all around the metro. highlands ranch at 81 tomorrow. 74 for evergreen and 66 for estes park into tomorrow afternoon. here from thorntoo into the du area we'll have temperatures in the upper 70an 80s. engelwood at 80 degrees. then 60s and 70s up through the mountains. down into southeastern colorado, a little warm nor that direction. but the farther south you'll go, we will stay in the 70s all weekend long, these will be the bright spots here for saturday and sunday and we'll drop into the 60s on tuesday with a slight chance for showers. but then we will stay into the 70s once again into wednesday and thursday. the overnight lows are right around 40 degrees. but really nothing is coming our way that will be
but i want to remind everybody to be sure to blow out sprinklers. it's that time of the year. don't forget. >> yes, it will be a mess later. it will be awesome. thank you so much. >sports is coming up. straight ahead in sports and the bronco wills go through their thursday night practice routine on a friday. denver7 broncos insider troy
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it has been eight long days since the broncos last game, but we still have to wait tee it up against the houston % texans at mile high. it was a busy friday at dove valley. denver7 broncos insider has the lowdown. >> don't start with the defense, really, don't start with them. they know that hey've had problems with the first drives of the game, giving up 31 points to be exact. defensive coordinator wade
failure to launch. >> it's not good when you get behind early like that. so you know it's something we're trying not to do, giving up the same amount of points, but you better not give up the first game with your team and as far as just mentally getting behind again. we played well after that. >> reporter: von miller spent a ?ay earlier this week as positive von. sending good vibes throughout the locker room. it's hard to tell. he's always in a good mood, but who wouldn't be with the se but he's looking forward to mondayynight and that brock comes back to denver and the prime time thing. >> it is always excitinggwith when you play somebody that you have played along with. it would be the same with malik and the same with danny. it is just a little bit like what i said earlier in the week that is just how it is. you play one of your brothers and a guy that you are playing with. it is just a little bit -- it's just trying to beat the guys.
hide on their issues on the ground falling to 19th overall in the running game. the texans give up 126 yards 3 per game. if not now then when? offensive coordinator rickdennison says it's a record to get going again. 3 >> we didn't perform very good as a group and coaches innluded. we're all trying to get on the same page. we worked really hard the last couple of days. one more good day and we'll go out and make some improve wants. that's what we're counting nobody gets better. if we all take those strives and get etter then we'll get better as a group. >> reporter: of course there's concerns about the broncos losing two straight. but here is a stat to comfort you a little bit. they haven't lost two straight at home since the end of the 2011 season. back to you in the studio. >> thank you, troy. no. 6 ranked du and east lansing taking on michigan state tonight. this is one of the smoothest
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night. >> in a coffin? >> not in a coffin. >> that's messed up. >> possibly the hot tub. >> possibly the hot tub. now that i could get al it's no secret. donald trump isn't for us. and unfortunately, congressman coffman isn't, either. just listen. and as families struggle to make ends meet, coffman voted against equal pay for equal work 11 times. coffman said he would support donald trump for president. and that's all we really need to know.
when i became governor, i knew we had to protect our colorado way of life. it's why i need a good team in the state senate. like rachel zenzinger, a former teacher who's fought for equal pay for equal work. daniel kagan championed property tax rebates to help seniors afford their utility bills. jenise may worked to cut taxes for 30,000 small businesses. and tom sullivan is a veteran who believes in an open and transparent government.
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