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still painkillers. >> adam is live outside the hospital tonight, and adam, she may have done this before? >> reporter: yes, she was a nurse right here at the dialysis center at the university of colorado hospital before she was fired for stealing a powerful painkiller from the patient, and she has previous charges at a medical center similar to this in oklahoma. the case is shockingly common in colorado. it's one of only six state that is don't require background checks for other medical professionals ?hen they apply for a licenseful i chatted with -- license. i chatted with a colorado state representative who wants to require background checks for anyone in health care. >> in the past the profession pushed back against this, having a lot of miscon sems about what it meant. >> reporter: higher application costs would cover the background checks, but it's cheaper than dealing with the
scare. how the bill will come together is a work in progress, but one big challenge is in fact the cost, in what's already shaping up to be a tight budget year. last year all surgical techs were required to be fingerprinted after being hired in response to rocky allen who exposed thousands of patients to hiv while stealing drugs, and he was also accused of stealing doctor ughs in other states before colorado to work. and new tonight a warning for parents about a powerful drug responsible for the deaths of two teens in neighboring utah. >> it's called pink. here's more. >> reporter: two innocent lives were cut short. >> i feel lucky our last words were i love you.
overdosed on pink. >> it's stronger than morphine. >> reporter: the drug was discovered back in the 70s, but never went into clinical trials or sold in the market. >> the patent for that saturday around and the form -- sat around and the formula has app parentally fallen into the hands of chemists around the world. >> reporter: pink is mainly coming in from china through online orders. it takes just seconds to an order. this site in china sells 50- grams for $500, and this other site advertises just how potent the drug is. so far it's to blame for at least 17 overdoses and several deaths in the united states. they say because the drug starts as a powder, it can be repackaged into the pills that masks from the substance really is. >> it's the wild west of
the hold opioid epidemic, and it's gotten to be really, really scary. >> and because the drug was coming in legally, the dea just decided to make it an illicit drugs, putting it in the same category of other drugs like heroine. >> thank you. we have more breaking news, please listen, frozen strawberries used in denver restaurants linked nationwide outbreak of hepatitis a and more than 30 people have already gotten sick. locally several cold stone creameries have served it. we have all the information on the denver 7 app. and today a federal judge blocked anyone from going after people that took selfies in the voting booth. your voice, your vote tonight. the department of homeland security is monitoring multiple
one involving a possible al qaeda terror plot on monday, experts say it's nearly impossible to change the outcome of the election. >> the machines are mostly off line, paper ballots can be checked and verified that the electronic matches. >> there's possible plots discussed in texas, virginia, and new york, but at the time threats are not specific. >. barely or speak for the presidential candidates with four days until the election. donald trump is visiting 10 states in three days. he'll be in denver tomorrow night. and also gary johnson is coming to denver tomorrow night and bernie sanders. bill clinton was here today,
trump's comments on cyber bullying. >> i never felt so bad for anyone in my life as i did for his wife going out giving a speech saying cyber bullying is a terrible thing [ laughter ] >> i thought, yeah, especiaaly if it's done at 3:00 in the morning against the former miss universe by a guy running for president. >> clinton said he could not believe melania spoke about the issue given her husband's actions on twitter. two of our country's elite soldiers have paid the ultimate sacrifice. two soldiers died yesterday while enemies attacked them in afghanistan. both were green berets stationed in colorado springs. four other service members were hurt in the attack. and we're waiting to learn the identities of three us troops killed in jordan today. their car was shot up as they
enter a military base. >. and a body was found on the same property where a woman was found chained up like a dog. kala brown told police four victims could be buried on the same land where he was kept. >> this is super tragic. it's just bad. we got a human being that's obviously been killed. >> the property owner appeared in courtttoday charged with kid were thatting brown, and -- kidnapping brown, and he's registeredsex offender. a colorado man offered to buy guns for people in a youtube video, and then the feds went under cover. >> if you can't get a gun because of a violent crime or another stupid reason, i want to help you. >> well, kenneth francis agreed to sell an assault rifle to an undercover agent, and sold two hand guns to a confidential
felon. francis was sentenced to five years in federal prison. it could be the banking answer so many dispensaries are desperate to fine. it's called token, and they help it legitimizes pot transaction and more. >> reporter: it's the app the creator hopes changes the global banking system, and give opportunities to industries considered high risk. >> we've ensured that every transings is monitored -- transaction is monitored from its origin until the end. >> reporter: a mobile bankerring app that converts real money to digital tokens, and links to your bank account. think of it as a mobile wallet allowing to pay for things with the touch of awe screen. it's -- a screen. it's already revolutionizing business for one company. >> it's changing everything for us. >> reporter: it's sparking change in an industry finding
>> the customer types in the exact amount they need to pay with the taxes included, and then hit pay. >> reporter: the app is in its second pilot week, and already nearly half of customers are plugging in. the best part is no fees. >> a lot of time credit card applications charge a fee, but token is free. >> reporter: if all goes as planned, he says they'll roll out the app at dispensaries next year, changing the face of the industry a token at a time. >> as long as it's in a weird gray area, limbo, it opens it up for potential illicit activities, and we want to make it transparent. a local football coach is behind bars, accused of assaulting a student. he grabbed a student by the neck and kneed him in the groin
and the naacp is stopping a local rape case from going forward, blocking the trial of clarence moses ell. a judge tossed out his conviction, but the denver district attorney plans to retrial the case. he was convicted largely because the victim had a dream that he was her assailant. pilots from all over the world come to colorado for very specialized training. our high ideal environment for life saving training in eagle, and mark stewart was invie sited to fly with them. >> reporter: it's time for take off with one of the most seasoned crews in the sky, flying colorado army national guard military choppers, in one of the toughest places in the world. this unique, high altitude mountain training is kind of
teaching fellow fliers from as far away as europe and the middle east. >> we get a lot of students from the coast, down at sea level they come up here and it's a whole new ball game. >> reporter: the thin rocky mountain air and terrain mimics war zones like afghanistan. flying at high altitudes can be tough. not only are you dealing with rugged terrain, and at times violent wind. the helicopter requires a lot more power than an airplane. >> don't fall off thed here. >> reporter: and you don't even need a runway. the elevation here is 11,000 feet. these choppers are rugged, they can land on the rocks of a mountain, even in four feet of snow. the drills help in combat, and real life emergencies here in colorado. >> we get the call from the colorado army national guard headquarters, and we're out executing those missions, saving folks that are lost hikers, lost hunters, they're
>> we save peoples' lives through education and practice. >> reporter: helping experienced pilots to heighten their skills in the colorado high country. mark stewart, denver 7. >> and we have video of a local touchdown, and it's going viral, and we're not going to spoil it and tell you why. >> just now it will warm your heart and you'll be glad you watched. here's liz with more. >> reporter: every practice, every game. >> there we go! >> reporter: there's one constant over the past four years. >> i give them the energy not to give up. >> reporter: patrick is always on the sidelines, the heart of prairie view high school football team. on the sidelines until last week when coach put him in. >> i said i want you to go score a ttuchdown for us, and
you talking about? >> reporter: he scored the last touchdown of the last home game during senior night. >> it was the last game for me at home on the field, and it was just awesome. >> reporter: you might think everyone on the team was in on this, but only two people knew patrick was about to get the ball. >> the truth is i didn't tell the team. candidly i didn't want something to get messed up and we disappoint the young man. >> reporter: contacted cherry creek, their opponent days before the game to run the idea by them, then with minutes left, his friend brandon pushed him down the field ball in hand. >> he's in the chair, i'm pushing him going through the line, and yelling let's go, and the teams came together in the end zone and celebrated football i guess. >> reporter: prairie view may
scoreboard to know who really won. >> it felt great. i'd been on the field many times but never ran a touchdown on the field in my four years to make it count. >> reporter: denver 7 news. 10 months ago, disaster struck. >> it was awful. it was the worst day of our lives. >> doctors gave molly a 1 percent chance to live, and then the impossible molly's inspiring recovery, and how her will to live overcome the odds.
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this is molly white, and last may we told you about th day that changed her life forever. she and her boyfriend were driving over the pass in a snowstorm, and their r hit by a truck and molly was nearly killed. but 10 movies later they -- months later she continues to fight and you won't believe how far she's come. >> reporter: it was back in march when it seemed all hope was lost. >> we were prepared to lose molly. she had monitors drilled into her skull. she had tubes everywhere. >> reporter: but sometimes
on outweighs the rest. ?[ music ] ? >> reporter: seven months ago molly was in the hospital, partially paralyzed, internally decapitated, and doctors gave her a less than 1 percent chance to live. now she's home, and what's happening inside those doors is on the bar there for me. >> reporter: molly is up and moving. >> good, and then quarter turn to the left. >> reporter: every step she takes means progress. she's relearning things we all take for granted like how to swallow. >> she has motor ataxia, so it's hard for her to control her movements. she has some sensory loss in her left side. >> reporter: through the struggle an incredible story is
fighting to be normal again. >> she's before touched by whatever you want to call it. >> reporter: and it started at the accident scene. a stranger pulled molly out of the car and did cpr on her for doctors say it's what safed her life. >> i call it miraculous, but really she's working hard at it too. >> reporter: and now despite the odds, molly is talking, recounting her days in the hospital after the accident, the accident she doesn't >> i said what happened. >> reporter: molly was stuck in that hospital bed fully aware, but unable to talk. >> just like wanting to say something, but you can't. >> reporter: she remembers when her hero came to visit her. henry rodriguez saved her life, and she wanted to say thank you, and now she can.
saved my life. >> reporter: molly has a long way to go. she knows that, but she's got family to back her up, and a boyfriend who hasn't left her side. ?he symbol of true love through the worst of circumstances. >> so much love. >> reporter: you think it's the love that got you through? >> yeah, for sure. % >> reporter: and a fighting heart that won't stop beating. >> i joke with that it takes an olympic >> that's right, who knows. and more good news, just the other day mollyyleft her house without her wheelchair. she does still need a walker on occasion, but signs of improvement. that's wonderful well, once again samsung is dealing with a recall over
without warning. the recall effects nearly 3 million top loading models sold in the last five years. and denver 7 is live with breaking news, once again vandals hit trump's denver campaign office. someone threw a rock through the window tonight, and it just missed a child inside, a security guard caught the suspect. and it was a beautiful day. here's the camera at the museum thin clouds are moving in. it's a sign of a change in the weather that could manage to bring a little bit of snow to the colorado high country over the next two days. let me show you what's happening in denver right now. our skies are mostly clear at the present time. radar showing no precipitation here, but there are rain showers down to the south, and there's a winter weather advisory over southwest colorado for up to about six inches of snow above 10,000
53 downtown, 54 at dia. the high was 62. here's the storm system down to the west. it's not much and weakening moving our way, but it will spread rain and snow showers into the southern portion of the state overnight tonight while we stay mostly clear. tonight overnight lows dropping to 42 at denver, 34 at telluride. tomorrow the rain and snow showers over the central and southwest parts of state, nothing around here though. all staying off to the west and south temperatures will be slightly cooler because we'll have a little morr cloud cover. 65 for denver, but still 70s with more sunshine on the far eastern plains, and 40s and 50s expected in the mountains. tonight skies mostly clear t cool and dry. low temperature 42. tomorrow the high at 65, and a mix of clouds and sun with the mountain snow showers above 10,000 feet. rain showers below that. looking ahead, we'll be staying
days. that weak storm doesn't do much. and the bright spot is sunday. monday a bit cooler. tuesday and wednesday mid-60s, and we stay in the 60s through next week. still no sign of the first snow, but we'll keep watching and we'll be right back. she thought her son just had a cold. >> he just didn't feel good. >> but this family never would have imagined their 3-year-old to move. >> we were devastated. >> a raae condition has health experts across the country concerned. >> there's so much about the disorder we don't know ourselves. >> i'll tell you how children's hospital colorado is at the forefront in the illness that causes sudden paralysis. >> that's the scary part. >> that's the scary part. yo
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senate? darryl glenn doesn't believe in climate change. he's for eliminating the department of education. and glenn wants to outlaw abortion even in cases of rape and incest. reporter: glenn says if he's fortunate enough to go to capitol hill, he has no interest in working across the aisle. darryl glenn: i'm running against democrats. i'm running against evil. narrator: darryl glenn is wrong for colorado. woman: after all donald trump has said and done... she ate like a pig... you can do anything. i moved on her like a b***h! woman: trump's just so disgusting and degrading. he's bragged about assaulting women, and he's the republican nominee for president! and congressman mike coffman said he didn't know if donald trump's a sexual predator. come on. look, we just can't vote for coffman or trump. house majority pac is responsible
oh yeah, the broncos and raiders in the black hole this sunday. it's probably the first time it really means something to both teams at the same time. here's troy rank from dove valley. >> reporter: derek carr has played great this season, only three interceptions, but the broncos talib, as expected his back will keep him out of the game. it means the young guys must step up. >> it's going to be tough, man, you know, going to be out without one of our leaders, you know what i'm saying, one of our best defensive playyrs. it's going to be tough, man, i think you know we have to get after them. pass rush has to be good, we
foremost, so i think we have to be tough, man, we have to be physical, at the same time we have to be sound. >> we have ballers in the secondary. we have players that make plays and change the game, and then up front with the d line and linebackers, we're great, so we just have to continue to just be great, do our job, and on the back end make plays. >> reporter: no talib, marshall will play sunday night at oakland. and college football, colorado state should be well rested after their by week. the rams at home tomorrow against the fresno state bulldogs. th this could be an unofficial by week in fort collins. csu coming off a nice road win. as for fresno state, they're one and eight this season and nursing a seven-game losing streak. the bulldogs are bad, but don't
>> we have to play our best game of the year this saturday against a team that me, i know they are one and seven, i believe, but as talented football players and good skill position, guys that can hurt you. >> if you say so coach, and finally the cubs held their victory parade today in chicago at grant park. this was the scene before the gates opened. when they did, charge! it looked likes stampede. estimated crowd of 5 million people. 7th largest gathering ii human 7th largest gathering ii human history, dating back nobody told me to expect it. intercourse that's painful due to menopausal changes. it's not likely to go away on its own. so let's do something about it.
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jimmy, hi, welcome to my dressing room. it's your dressing room! ha ha ha! oh, thank you so much for having me on the show. it's a real big deal for me. my book comes out tomorrow. my show on cbs. "the great indoors" premieres on thursday. my appearance on your show is literally the most important one of my life. >> jimmy: oh. wow. you know, i was going to talk to you about that because we have a little problem. >> oh, your infection flared up again? >> jimmy: no. >> what kind of problem are you talking about? >> jimmy: let's see. it's a -- we got a bigger guest and you're not going to be on the show tonight problem. >> bigger guest? bigger than joel mchale? >> jimmy: oh, quite a bit bigger. >> you got beyonce? >> jimmy: no, actually, bigger than -- >> there's nobody bigger than