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2:00 police officers are dead and the suspect is still out there. they were gun down in an ambush style attack. other officers are in danger. the two officers killed were both shot while just sitting in their patrol cars. iowa authorities don't have any information to release on that suspect. one of the officers killed was a des moines officer and another one from the urbandale department. all buildings closed as the search continues for that gunman. >>repprter: good morning, it is first alert freebie day. he had free coffee. what do you think? >> great. >> you're get ongoing the light rail. >> absolutely. >> he's a man of few words.
denver 7. if you don't, you better. here's a look at your forecast. here's your cheat sheet 7. if you don't, you better. here's a look at your forecast. here's your cheat sheet on -- what is today -- it's wednesday. it's 10 degrees cooler. close to 60 degrees. partly cloudy and low 60. it will get warmer starting tomorrow which will be nice. highs back to near 70 degrees. still very dry. so watch for that. we're looking at a chance for showers, but probably not until weekend. i love to get a little rain. again, live out here with paul and w we have more coming up for your first alert freebie. >> lisa and stacy, i'll say this to you as well, happy national broadcast traffic professional's day. yeah, that's for me. we have a snow day right now up in the mountain. you can see that here on i-70 and vail pass where the snow is coming down. we have the traction law in place as well as the chain aws on the eastbound side of i-70. the traction laws is what you need
you need snow tires or mud tires or other good tire devices if you're going over vail pass. take a look at the drive. we have the slowdown up that way, but here on i-25, the south side out to dia, in good shape. it's the weather we have to worry about out to the west. >> thanks jason. it's your voice, your vote. colorado could become the latest state to allow you to snap a selfie while casting your vot with the detaiis. >>reporter: good morning, as it stands, taking a ballot selfie or showing your marked ballot to anyone in any way is considered a misdemeanor here in colorado. but that can soon change. now, two lawsuits were filed last week challenging colorado's law. the two have been lumped into one evidence, and a hearing at 9:00. the laintiffs say it
the secretary in support of the law says she believes the law supports the integrity of the election and protects voters from intimidation. this has made headlines because the laws vary from state to state. i'm amanda del castillo, denver 7. as you fill out your ballot, the national guard team on standby. ohio called on the team to -- the governor says it will cost nearly $30 billion to run our state next year. $28 billion. governor hickenlooper's plan includes $5 million in cuts to transportation and education while setting aside $16 million in marijuana sales tax revenue for affordable house. this proposal is more
after a school was shut down without notice and days before graj waegs. school leaders say they have no more money to operate and students say they feel exploited and ripped off. >> we put in a lot of work and hours and it seems like everything we have done is gone. >> that's all the money i had. >> it was invested in my before i was born, but that's all i had. >> the school specialize in medical technology and oteperas ten campuses in seveeal state and we reached out to heritage college, but haven't heard back. affordable housing is available. it's available for families earning 60% less than the median income. that comes out to $43,000 for a family of 3. the prices for this start at $420 a month. half a billion dollars worth of new development projects are
now. and they're all secured within the last 3 months. >> what does it mean for residents there. jason gruenauer has the answer. >>reporter: it means a lot of public improvements are coming to broomfield because when you get all this private investment3 jumped in or put into this local economy, that means the city ask county budget, because the tax revenue grows. three major companies are now moving coming here to broomfield. viega and morgan and chase and ikea is investing. it's 300 brand new jobs and these projects are in the making. they happen to fall into place within the same time within the last days or so. they're going to start on ttese constructions in the next year and a half and the money coming in means more tax revenue for projects like -- >> upgrading some of our
libraries and enhancing our trail system and fixing the streets. some of those improvements will affect people's everyday lives and releasing -- more amenities and parks. >> now, with all this development coming in, that sounds like a positive. i asked the mayor, is there a negative side? is there a but and he said with all this fast growing that broomfield is doing -- that could bring with if congestion, but as that's something they're looking into right now. live in broomfield, i'm jason gruenauer. 5:36. an 11-year old boy is find bars accused of stabbing a classmate in the chest with a pencil. this happened in colorado springs. we told you about this story last week. the victim's lung was punctured and the school says the suspect has been suspended and calls this incident an isolated situation. we're learning more about this woman.
car by the downtown library. she was out with friends when she was struck at 13th and broadway by a car. the law firm managing partner says the driver is a coward for not turning himself in. >> karina was a very gifted and lovely young woman. she was very intelligent and very ambitious. she had a very bright future in front of her. >> that driver is still on the run this morning. but polic new this morning, a colorado springs hacker is headed to prison for 29 months. our partners at the denver post reported it yesterday. a judge sentenced brandon on conspiracy charges to commit computer fraud. prosecutors say he told computer codes that allowed blackmailers to search photo bucket galleries for nude images. the woman camping with the suspects for starting the cold
elizabeth was sentenced to 36 hours of community service. prosecutors say she was camping with the two men in july. their campfire started the fire outside of the nederland that destroyed 8 homes and the men are scheduled in court next friday. the junkin fire is 95% contained. it has been burning for 2 weeks and it has charred more than 18,000 acres and destroyed 9 homes since starting from a downed power line. new this man killed in a rollover on rabbit ears pass. 55-year old harry watson crashed yesterday near highway 40 and sky valley drive. troopers said he went off the highway and rolled over the vehicle. they're looking into what caused this crash. take a look at this. as the water came rushing out the ground it was cleaned up. a juan main burst in aurora. the water was shooting up to 100 feet in the air. you can see it by this video.
called the street to cave in. here's a concept for you. imagine the road talking to your car. this issthe first of its technology. >> like i talk to other drivers although they can't hear me. cdot is teaming with panasonic to communicate with your car via the radio. vehicles will share data with each other, and with the transportation system with the idea to help ease congestion. the system will rollout over the next 4 years. >> it's clear that technology is a lot cheaper than asphalt. there's no question. widening by one lane can solve congestion problems -- i don't know the data for sure, but it's a 5 to 10 ratio. >> it will cost $8 million bucks. cdot expected 1.2 million people to use it by the year 2025.
she was found wandering in lions, if she's yours you can give the boulder sheriff's office a call. they're protecting her right now. >> poor little thing. a police officer gets a surprise when pulling over a drunk driver. >> who he finds behind the wheel and plus what she refused to put down. the whole thing caught on the officer's body camera. it may be november 2nd, but the the count down is onto the country music awards tonight. coming up, denver 7 eric luber joins us with a preview. today is the coolest day of the week, but even though we have highs near 60, that's close to our normal high this time of year. coming up, we have taken weather live on the road. we'll show you why in a few minutes. we have an easy drive on
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i don't want to talk about your arrest anymore. >> this country loving christian grandmother says deputies tried to make her a felon. >> it was easier to stuff me and cuff me. >> accused, charges of stealing her own truck. now, scarred.
know. >> i'm denver 7 investigator ryan luber. the department faces -- did they drop the ball. >> my daughter said i can't believe you're the last person i would think who is killing me to bail them out the jail. >> denver 7 investigates tonight at 10:00. 5:44. now to a video out of -- a woman is struggling with baby. she was driving drunk and crashed and refused to let go of the baby. take a look. [ crying ]. >> you don't have a choice. do not swing at me. we got it. >> eventually officers arrestedn and took her to the homes. the baby is fine in state custody. amazon is in the holiday
every 5 minutes until christmas weekend. online retailer, dell launched their own deals, but experts say wait to buy big ticket items because of best happens at thanksgiving. stacy donaldson and lisa hidalgo joins us at mineral. >>reporter: it's getting busier. a lot of people came by for a free cup of coffee. stacy didn't need more. i chastised her. what is it like to be on the dark side with us? >> i feel myself talking faster. i have been sampling the proddct. >> it's a good thing she's not doing the 4:00 this afternoon. let's say that. >> it's great. folks are coming by and getting free coffee, and taking photos with us. and just
but we do warm back up. future cast is quiet. a few showers in the mountains this afternoon. a little rain, a little snow is possible. dry across the plains again today. and as skies clear out tonight, we're setting up for a bright couple of days and more sunshine thursday and friday. our 7-day forecast also warms up. come thursday friday, we have highs near 70 degrees. another warm one. we could get a few showers weekend. we need it. not enough. snow here in denver. again, if you happen by this spot at the littleton mineral rtd station, we're giving away westbrook coffee until 7:00 this morning. we'll see you soon. we're getting snow in the high country. i'll show you that in a second. the drive on 270 and i-70 looking nice. you can see that on the map as well to the east side of town. so i 70 feeding into 225, parker
looks nice for us this morning. take a look at the drive to the west. you can see i-70 at the eisenhower tunnel. snow is falling. we have the traction law now in place for all passenger vehicles. if you're driving your regular car at the eisenhower tunnel or vail pass, you need mud tires and chains. >> kind of demanding. 5:48. here's a look at what's coming today. >> in the first look, the break up of thh nearly 20-year marriage between nba legend scotty pimp pin and his wife heating up. >> what's your emergency. >> [indiscernible] he's really aggressive with me. >> in these 911 calls, lasa is calling police. she tells police not to come.
with me. >> 2 weeks after the 911 calls were made, scotty filed for divorce. in the divorce filings obtained by abc news, scotty says the marriage is broken asking the court not to awardal mowny. we'll have -- not to awardal mowny. abc news, new york. >> it's just about 10 minutes before 6:00 and the denver film festival kicks off. details on the first movie shown. denver 7 back in 2 minutes. i'm eric luber. things are heating up on the big gma stage,
police in switer land raided a mosque and arrested four people including themo muslims who refuse to participate in prayers. here's a look at the map where the mosque is. llcal media reporting this mosque has been suspected of links to radical islam and several men who upsed to visit the mosque joined isis in syria and iraq. it is first alert freebie day. we're giving away coffee at the rtd light rail station here at littleton mineral avenue. so this morning, if you
free cup of coffee. you might need it. it's chilly. this afternoon, it's the coolesy of the week. mid to upper 50s by 12:00. we'll hit a high of 60. across the front range, mainly low mid 60s covering north eastern colorado. and more 50s in the mountains and a chance for a few showers in the mountains. we've got more live here in littleton coming up at 6:00. live with stacy, she's had a lot of coffee. ?e'll see you soon. an easy drive along santa fe town. traffic into 84th avenue. all over, problem free for the moment which is good news. you can see on the overall drive, a lot of green out there including getting out to dia. the big issue, snow in the mountain. we have chain and traction laws to talk about up there on that i 70 drive. we'll talk about that coming up. thanks jason. hollywood comes to town.
land in the -- anna stone will be at the film. denver 7 spoke with the denver film festival -- >> denver had a really interesting and prestigious reputation in the film world. it's the older film festivals so it has been around for a long time. it's a festival that really celebrates the world of cinema. >> this year's festival is 200 festival runs until the 13th. we have more information on thedenverchannel.com. america is celebrating country music tonight. it's the annual country music awards. >> the award show happens in nashville. eric luber joins us with a preview. good morning, eric. >>reporter: good morning, good morning to you. derrick bentley took the stage. they're taping segments ahead of the live show back in new york.
while. awesome. we went around nashville yesterd i tried the signature hot chicken, check it out. >> welcome to pepper fire hot chicken. >> hot chicken. >> hot chicken. >> apparently you have to have it when you visit nashville. it's the city's signature dish. the story behind it all, a -- owner -- >> a family friend punished him with chicken with all the heat in the house. i don't know if that's true, but it's what we're sticking with. >> hot chicken is a hit. don't think about the hot wings we eat at home. it's sauce and dry rub combined. >> it's real heat, real flavor and real spice and a lot of people, it's very addictive. >> hi to give it a try. i started wimpy with mild.
sandwich with pepper jack cheese topped with three tenders and on top of that, with apple topping. >> nutrition that will value of this as i begin, not great. but i don't care. >> that's the spice. it gets a little hot. >> so i wasn't as wimpy as i thought i would be, so onto the next. this is hot. . there was no way i was trying extra hot. i'm a member of the hot chicken club. i sure many a member of the hot chicken club. i'm recovered now. but i can't go
do it, but i would have been in bed right now and i wouldn't have been able to go live this morning. >> i would have called you wimpy on that. you should have gone for the hottest one, just a tiny little bite. >> no. >> i would have died literatelyy >> yeah, i would have. there's no calories in that at all. thank you, eric. we have six-days left to get -- a local mother murdered, but her family is one step
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this is the biggest scandal since water gate. and now it has been reported that there are fbi inquiriis, virtually all >> i'm tired of the negative, dangerous behavior of people who support donald trump. >> he's good news. just six-days until the election and candidate was trading blows on thh campaign trade. >> more than a million colorado voters have cast their ballot. we're live with more on the political celeerities headed to colorado. the tragedy in iowa, two police officers killed while you were sleeping.