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to find a suspect accused of shooting a jefferson county deputy. investigators say the deputy was in plain clothes when two suspects tried to rob him. gunfire erupted and the deputy was shot. the deputy returned fire hitting a 16-year- old suspect-- who was later arrested. the other suspect took off. the sheriff's office says the deputy is in stable condition. if you know anything about this, call the jefferson county sheriff's office. the reward for information is now up to six thousand dollars. good morning. welcome to 9news at 4:30 a.m. gary, corey, and cheryl here with
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weather center. good morning breaking
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another strong warning from university of denver for students to aware of their surrounds. school officials say the criminal described as a forcible fondler has struck again. noel brennan is live at d-u with an update on this investigation. overnight a man and his dog escaped a
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but there was major damage to the home. it happened in evergreen around midnight. departments responded to the fire and were able control quickly. water had to be trucked onto the scene since there were no fire hydrants in the
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while 9news reporter noel brennan was on scene he learned that the homeower had just recently moved in. family and loved ones are mourning the loss of a nanny from peonia, colorado who died while in austria. lauren mann's body was discovered half-naked, face down, and what officers describe as a considerable amount of blood in an apartment. vienna police now believe her death could a homicide. david kore-vaar,a former teacher of mann',s says she was not the type of person you can put she had many variety of skills. knew something was wrong when he saw a disturbing facebook post. mann graduated from cu in 2012 with a degree in music. was was working
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studying in austria. a police spokesperson told news source the local austria that investigators are waiting on toxicology and autopsy to see whether mann was poisoned. a man who says a denver police officer violenty shoved him is suing the officer and the city. brandon schreiber said he tried talking to officer choice johnson after his brother was arrested outside the 'one up' bar in 20-14. that's when schreiber says the officer grabbed him by the neck and choke-slammed him to the ground. officer johnson received a 30-day suspension that was overturned. but schreiber says more needs to be done. he filed a lawsuit in hopes it will force the department to change policies and better train its officers. the colorado springs planned parenthood shooter will undergo a mental competency exam soon - despite efforts from his attorneys to push off the examination.
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to a state hospital. the move is motivated by the shooter's outbursts in the courtroom saying he wants to defend himself. the mental health exam is to determine if he is capable of making that decision. the shooter admitted to killing three people and wounding nine others in the planned parenthood attack in november. happening today one of four men facing charges for viciously attacking several women, will appear in court today. investigators say juvenal tamayo and the other suspects kidnapped and assaulted four women between the ages of 17-and 39 last year. police say the women were held captive in a garage on south elliot street. tamayo faces several charges including two counts of second degree kidnapping. donald trump refuses to attend tonight's last g-o-p debate before the iowa caucas. this decision could help or hurt him. that leaves ted cruz hanging on his attempt to motivate the billionaire in a one-on-one
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n-b-c reporter tracie potts explains. today marks 30
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by the explosion of the space shuttle challenger. 73 seconds after climbing into space, a failed seal called the shuttle to 7 astronauts on board. it was one of those disasters that people remember where they were when they saw or heard about it. i remember. i was at cape caniveral with photographer manny sotelo, doing stories on the colorado connection to the mission. cu boulder graduate and astronaut ellison onazuke was on board. it also had a satellite on the shuttle called spartan haly, designed to stufy
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and we were with 6 elementary school kids and their teachers from boulder county. they had won a contest sponsored by ball aerospace, to watch the launch. something they are still emotional about, 3 decades later. memorial service today at kennedy space center. a day of rememberance - to remember all members in the nasa family killed over the years . . including the accident involving the space shuttle columbia too. on line memorial to the astronauts at
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five people are in custody this morning accused of being involved in a brazen jail break in california. an intense manhunt is still underway who escaped out of week. investigators reveal the men cut and crawled into plumbing tunnels up to the roof then used bed sheets tied as a rope to
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ground. the fugitives were all awaiting trial for unrelated including murder, attempted murder and torture. a 200-thousand dollar reward is being offered for information leading to their capture. a man didn't quite get caught with his fly down. instead he got caught with something trying to fly from his pants at the miami airport. u-s customers and border protection officers say he was trying to smuggle live birds into the county. the man was flying into miami from cuba. we're not sure if there was some chirping "down there" or what - but they knew something was wrong. they found six birds in a fanny pack and three others stuffed down his pants. all the birds survived and were handed over to the u-s department of agricultre. the man was
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a big storm could
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but the weather models are constantly changing. with the possible storm at least 4 days away -- we wanted to know... why is it so hard to predict snow storms here in colorado.
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healthcare workers are heading home today after learning crucial healthcare something far beyond what they know now. 9news reporter shows us how first responders here in potentially life- saving lesson. in arvada.. doctor andrea she and several of her colleagues are spending part of their week in the metro area. learning about "we've been riding on some of the calls, we've hospital system and how they receive enough. until you rican province of guanacaste. has nothing like it. "what they're trying to do is develop an ems, first-response system down there that their community can depend on." doctors there often transport vehicles.. which different skill-set than the ones have. training at the district.. learning properly transport patients. "the aim of this safer. so, that's our goal. we're better prepared, we're going to help better, and the outcome for every patient is going to be the best that we can provide." a goal first- responders here. say they're happy to help them achieve. "we're really looking forward to seeing where these folks go with this program because you can it." well jackpot.
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remember when gas was under a buck? well people in texas hit the jackpot. how much gas was being sold for...
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having some cash flow problems and dealing with a lot of debt. the company has filed for bankruptcy protection. katie mullen's is a popular spot along the 16th street mall, and recently expanded into denver's highlands
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at the orchard town center in westminster. it should be operations as usualy during the reorganization. investigators are trying to determine whether a takata airbag is responsible for another driver dying in a crash. in question is a crash involving a 20-07 honda civic last year. records show the inflator exploded sending metal fragments into the driver. if the takata inflator is to blame, it would be the 11-th death linked to a defective air bag made by the company. this investigation may lead to an expansion of an already massive recall involving a lot of different car models that have these inflators installed. uber is taking customer complaints about their drivers going too fast seriously. the ride-sharing company says it'll use a driver's smartphone to check their speed. that technology is used by lots of corporations right now...and it's pretty accurate. if uber gets a complaint...they're promising to take the proper action. some drivers in texas couldn't believe what they
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gas selling for 39-cents a gallon! but not for long. the station in sunray, texas decided to show some customer appreciation by offering the cheap gas for a couple of hours. and in case you were wondering, gas hasn't been that low since 19-69. dimples that don't stop...a smile to die for...and look at that hair. meet isla...the latest gerber baby! the 7-month old just won gerber's annual photo contest. isla is from troy, michigan...she enjoys reading, jumping, playing peek-a-boo and blowing rasperries. she beat out 170- thousand entries to win the coveted title...and 50-grand in prize money from gerber. we have breaking
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denver fire is at a structure fire.... near 24th street and welton street. that's in the 5 points neighborhood. so marty... how's morning? shaping up this morning? if you've ever had a chance to check
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incredible view in
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one of the world's top paragliders had a chance to take in the beauty from high above. but it wasn't easy. he had to overcome some obstacles like snow storms, frozen wires, and low visibility in temperatures far below freezing. that's all for 9news at 4:30...
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