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what florida is doing to take the pumps out of your daily commute. let's look at the commute this morning. on sunday, the big problem is heading back. we will detail the traffic in a moment. douglas county deputies need your help in identifying this man, accused of sexually assaulting a woman. a woman was driving in parker when her car broke down. attacked her. he has a white truck with flood lights above the cab. if you know who this is, please call the douglas county sheriff's office. this woman disappeared walking her dog. 69-year-old rita dagrute left her home and never came back. she had obvious a back parka,
she has early onset dementia, and she could be in danger. four children are in the hospital this morning after being viciously attack bid dogs dogs in -- attacked by dogs in el paso county. the woman and her man went to her boss' home, and she heard screaming. great danes were attacking three of her children. >> i hope they are okay. lest check the forecast. and belen de leon is here. >> good morning, bele. no. >> reporter: the high today, 49 degrees, 62 degrees yesterday, and so, yeah a bit of a cool down, and the clouds increase this afternoon, and light winds, and today is day 19 of
will continue that, mostly across the state. temperatures across the 20s and 30s with lower elevations. afternoon highs are going to be in the upper 40s, low 50s, and closer to the foothills, and the mix of 50/40 as well. beautiful view over the city. we will have more clouds than we had yesterday, and our temperatures are going to top out in the upper 40s, low 50s, and we will see the 50s in the downtown area, and i'm forecasting that 49 at dia and into this evening, the skies will clear. it's dry, and clouds are increasing from the west to the east, and from that disturbance just near utah it will continue to move towards the east and bring the chance of snow showers in the high country. i'm keeping my eyes on the system, and this one is going to move northwest tomorrow, and then here's the front range
going back into winter, and i will let you know what the workweek forecast looks like in a moment. here's the high country drive. relatively quiet conditions out there. if you're headed out to the high country even eisenhower tunnel. we are seeing a few more cars headed westbound, but it's not causing any major issues this morning. there's always the drive home with the influx of traffic. right now, nice from 6th avenue ways. you're looking good headed westbound and or eastbound. picking up. around 1:00 or 2:00, we will see the slowdowns, and that's going to last into the evening hours, around dinner time, and as you head home as the ski slopes close for the day, that's when you need to plan your extra time.
you can listen to the mountain travel radar with the up to the minute road cotrip.org. >> you can always listen to tracy's reports here from weather nation. a driver died after crashing into a pole in denver at santa fe and mississippi. all roads are back open this morning. switching gears now, in the race for the white house, the winners ledge with hillary clinton in nevada and donald trump in south carolina. >> there were other winners as well. at least some candidates are calling themselves winners on this. marco rubio barely beat out ted cruz by less than 10% of the vote. >> reporter: good morning, marco rubio was second,
republicans, beating out ted cruz, and force jeb bush to drop out of the race this is the second win in a row for donald trump, and trump's first win in the south. >> when you win, it's beautiful. we are going to start winning. let's have a big win in nevada and a big win at the fcc. let's put this thing away. >> reporter: mainstream republicans flocked to the polls powering rubio's comeback from fifth in new hampshire. ted cruz kept his spot in the top 3, and jeb bush was in fourth and quit the race. in nevada, hillary clinton lost her once big lead in the polls but still won. >> i am so, so thrilled and grateful to all my supporters throughout, and some may have doubted us, but we never doubted each other. >> reporter: union leaders pushed the big democratic turnout that helped nullify the
to south carolina, the democrats' primary next saturday at the presumed favorite. it's sure to be a force fight with cruz, rubio, and trump. in the information center, bitta obonus. >> thank you. supreme court jus sis antonin scalia is -- justice antonin scalia is at his final resting place this morning. his son, paul, delivered his mass. the president is receiving criticism for not attending the funeral. joe biden and his wife were in attendance. scalia died last week unexpectedly at the age of 79. all three fugitives escaped from parole in colorado springs
morning. dennis simonton was arrested yesterday. he's a member of the 211 crew, an active prison gang. he and two others escaped on february 11th. the two other escapees have been captured, and they could face additional charges. closing arguments tomorrow in the case of the woman who cut a womb out of her. the baby did not survive. the woman decided not to testify. the closing arguments will start at 9:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. a south florida woman is in a coma this morning after being attacked by her roommate she found on craigslist. byron mitchell is facing charges for the valentine's day
he said it was self-defense. jones suffered several slashes and bruises for the altercation. developing this morning, officers for kalamazoo county, michigan, are questioning a man they believed murdered several people in a string of random shootings last night. police found four people dead in a cracker barrel parking lot. authorities initially said a 14- year-old girl was dead, and we just found out she is actually still alive but critically injured. two other bodies were found in the parking lot of a car dealership, and another woman was shot multiple times in the parking lot of an apartment con plex. the police chief was almost in tears while updating the public on this horrific tragedy. >> first of all, our deepest and most profound sympathies go out to the families, and there's seven people that
everyday life, going out to eat, going to look at a new car, and baby sitting. >> now the tough part as always understanding why. jason dalton is in custody, and the case. we will continue to bring you available. >> tragedy. back to colorado. i-70 in glenwood springs will not be opened up this weekend after another rock slide. crews are working to clean up yesterday. cdot said as long as they keep falling, the road will stay closed. when it does open it will be single lane, alternating westbound and eastbound traffic. candle light vigil will be held tonight to remember the officer that was killed in westminster. the officer was responding to a call when the chevy drove into the path of the oncoming patrol car. the officer's lights is sirens
the officer did suffer minor injuries. crews are battling a foo fire at the fort carson training ground. it was 1200 acres and at last check, the fire was only 10% contained, and firefighters worked overnight to build a line around the fire it started during a training exercise, but it's not clear how it got out of control. no structures were threatened. 7:11, and what a big -- argentina. >> really big! >> this newborn came in at 14 pounds. >> mom knew it was a big baby because her son was more than 8.5 pounds, but how could you expect a 14-pound baby? baby and mother are doing just fine this morning, but doctors are closely watching olivia
>> you should have told us to stall. we would have done it for you. >> we have 3 hours here, belen, we have got time. >> i'm ready for this. a very dry start across colorado a weak storm out to the west, and it will continue to move out to the east. . it will bring clouds on the front range and high clouds in the high country. the next storm has not made its way on shore, but when it does it will affect the folks in the jet stream. belen what's the jet stream? the rapid moving river of air that is way above our head, but it's also known as the storm track. right now we have the jet stream that is more westerly, but into monday and tuesday, it's going to be become more north westerly, and i already showed you the storm that will positionist over the pacific northwest, and monday evening into tuesday that northwest flow is going to drive that storm straight into colorado
weather, and in the short-term, we have a cooldown for today. the changes don't arrive until tomorrow. in the high country first with the snow developing, and then in the afternoon, the rain, switching into snow, and it could affect your afternoon and evening commute with some wet roads out there, and on tuesday a snowy start with strong winds as well. let's talk about today. our temperatures are already about 6 degrees cooler than where we were this time yesterday. we got 20s right now on the map for the higher country, teens, 20s, and single digits in gunnison. our afternoon highs should be closer to 47. could see 50s in the metro area. 40s and 30s for the high country. if you're playing in the snow and the higher elevations, great morning for you. the disturbance is to the west. moving to the east, 12:30, we will see the clouds from it, and this evening, light snow
the front range mountains a little accumulation. the skies clear, clouds move out of the way, and tomorrow morning, starting off sunny and dry, and the day will end a lot different than what it is going to start. we will start to see the snow in the northern mountains, but the snow does in the really develop until monday afternoon and evening. tonight, 25 is the overnight low under mostly clear skies, and the planning forecast, for monday, starting off calm, and then you will notice the clouds increasing, the winds increasing, and rain develops for the afternoon commute, and it develops into snow. after sunset, once there's colder air mixing in, monday into tuesday, i'm expecting for us to see 1-3 inches for the metro area, and strong winds as well. colder on tuesday with the high of 35, and it will clear on wednesday, and 45 and we are above normal for thursday and friday. i took to twitter, and i'm conducting an unofficial twitter poll, and tell me how
are you saying let it snow, thanks? 8:30. we have about an hour or more to get your answers in. >> any winner so far? winning. >> belen really didn't want to let that out. out? >> it's unofficial, and we will wait until it's official. folks. i'm one of the people who likes the snow. i know how important it is to our state. we need to see some, but sometimes soon. >> all right, thanks, belen appreciate it. >> do you like the cream in ice cream? a popular company ditching the
welcome back, everyone. 7:20. time for consumer news. if you're looking to buy a home and all you're concerned about is what the market currently looks like, we have news for you. >> you better have some scratch to guy in colorado. >> we are looking about anyone who wants to buy a home, or look just looking at the economy in colorado. with will see how much money consumers are pouring into their homes. first we get quarterly earnings for home depot and lowe's, and we will see how the u.s. housing market is doing with the price chiller index. big week for home sales and home information, and so, okay, how about this? how would you like some pothole protection in your car? you know when you hit the pothole? >> there's one on grant coming
>> it's awful. >> ford motor company has plans to take some of the bumps out of their daily commute. they are expanding the pothole detection availability by including it in the 2016 fusion vs sport. it detects when the car is running over a pothole, and they instantly adjust the shock absorbers to keep it from dropping down. in the past, you had to have a luxury car. >> technology is always changing. >> i like the pothole thing. it's too hard think about, spring break is inching closer and closer. you should book your fare now. if you don't, you could end up paying up to 30% more on spring break airfare as the weeks go on. they analyzed popular destinations to help families save on airfare, and it found
tickets this past week saved 36% on average than last-minute bookers. when you travel for spring break anyway, it's expensive because everyone is traveling. this is one of my favorite stories. ben & jerry is known for their icon icky cream, but they are ditching the cream and going vegan with four flavors. two are spins of the iconic favorites. chunky monkey and fudge brownie. >> don't ruin my chunky monkey. >> just hang on. there's a coffee caramel fudge and milling and cookies. the base is almond milk. some people say it still tastes like ice cream. >> but is it as good as the original? >> i don't know. you to try. >> you didn't bring pints of
good morning. it's one of the greatest rivalries in college hockey. du and cc. they have faced off more than 300 times, but all the games were played indoors. last night the tigers and tiniers met outdoors. for the first time a hockey game at coors field. rocky hockey is back. well sort of back and the first
off the post and in. 1-0, du. game 6 close until the 3rd period, and haas when the pioneers broke it all to 2 goals in 15 seconds, and outside, inside, doesn't matter for d.u. that's eight straight against their rivals. 4-1 the final. >> this is really special for me as seniors. to beat them 8 times in a row, that's unheard of. that's a great feeling, and to walk out there in the 1st period and see all those people, it gives you chills, and it was such a specials appearance. >> it was unbelievable. we were all obviously all excited, and it didn't disappoint. i think there's what 35,000 fans? i don't think any of us have ever played in front of that many and it was definitely everything we imagined.
the red wings one week away at coors field, but they were in edmonton, taking on the second worst team in the nhl. the oilers scored first, but they did not score the most. barry making it look easy. the avs hold on to win. back to du. what a day for the piers in. it started with lacrosse. house duke. what a game it was. pick it up, tied at 12, and not anymore and john babdeen to tyler pace to put it in. duke loses to du, and the final score, the pie nears take it 14- 12. we covered ledge hockey and latin america ross. how about basketball? cu trying to win at ucla for the first time ever, and they tried but they failed and cu loses a bad california road trip.
a u-s airstrike successfully targets an isis training camp in libya. staffers were accidentally killed. a u.s. air strike success blue targeted a training camp in libya. two service staffers were accidently killed. new reports revealed what caused a plane to crash killing ago. trial. our viewers had a lot to say when a woman had a baby cut out of her womb took the stand.
colorado he is recovering. history making matches, and the state wrestling tournament is over. highlights later in the prep rally. we are continuing to follow a story out of michigan this, missouri officers in kalamazoo county believe a man killed a string of people in random shooting. authorities initially said a 14- year-old girl was dead, but we recently found out she is alive. she is in critical condition this morning. two other bodies were found in the parking lot of a car dealership, and another woman was shot multiple times in an apartment complex. she is in serious condition, and the police chief in kalamazoo was almost in tears updating the public on this horrible tragedy. >> first of all, our deepest and most profound sympathies go
there are seven people that tonight were engaged in everyday life, going out to eat, going to look at new car, and baby sitting. >> police have 45-year-old jason dalton in custody. this case. the story has been developing this morning, and we will continue to bring you updates available. >> let's check out the forecast in colorado. belen de le! -- leon is standing by. >> it was nice yesterday. i got off work, and i was seeing people on their bikes and short sleeves. >> everyone had to get out. >> brotank on. >> i immediately went home and cut off the sleeves. >> you're not joke, are you? >> yes, it's a joke. [ laughter ] we got to 62 yesterday,
49 degrees. in the metro area, possibly 50s, but you get it. the clouds are increasing this afternoon, and winds light and i think a lot of people are happy to hear that because of the windy week we had across colorado. temperatures up and over the divide, and temperatures in the teens. afternoon highs will look like this. you will see the 50s, and as i mention at d.i.a., 49 degrees. the temperature in the 40s, and the view outside of our studios for hayward tower, and you can see a few high clouds, and mainly blue ruling the skies right now. the clouds are increasing, and the temperatures will be the warmest, closest to 1:00 or 2:00, and the skies will clear tonight. the view across the state, radar and satellite, a disturbance just to the west, and it will move to the east, and it will have little impact on our forecast it will bring clouds, and light snow in the
storm is really offshore, and it has not made its way onshore just yet, arriving in the pacific northwest today, and the workweek. how much snow are we talking about with the next system? up. anthony, good morning. >> good morning, belen. if you're out on the roadways, smoot sailing and it's a beautiful day. we are not battling the weather elements, and you will not be battling the drivers as well. westbound, eastbound, clear conditions out there. enjoy that drive, and you're going to get out to u.s. 6 in about 40 minutes. idaho springs through georgetown, and it's eastbound. we will keep an eye on it as you head home and throughout the next few hours, we will see the eastbound traffic really picking up. eastbound throughout the afternoon, and expect 1-3 hours
you to add it on top for the 40 minutes we normally see with smooth sailing. if you're driving home, plan for the extra drive time. >> you can look at the mountain travel radio all weekend and traffic reporters give up to the minute conditions go to cotrip.org. i-70 reopened after shutting down from a busy saturday night driver. denver police were investigating a crash, and two people were taken to the hospital with serious but not life threatening injuries, and the interstate reopened after 10:00 last night the. with more know on the way, rescue teams are preparing for the worst when it comes to avalanche danger this weekend. it was a dangerous back country avalanche simulation, and they are teaching you how to find a buried person with snow beacons.
32 people were killed and dozens were wounded overnight, it's the latest wave of violent after reports that the syrian government captured dozens of buildings captured by isis. most of the bombings have been in homs recently. there's reports of at least five deaths and widespread devastation in remote villages after a cyclone hit fuji. grade schools have been ordered to shut for a week. relief efforts are hampered by trees and lines blocking the roads. communication services have yet to be restore aid cross the
the u.s. is being blamed for the deaths of two embassy staffers in an air strike that was supposed to target an a compound in libya. the u.s. says it could not confirm the serbians who were isis hostages die in the strike. they said it killed a key isis operative. we are learning new details about what caused a plane to crash 2 years ago. five people died on this plane, and a probable cause report just released said the ntsb says the pilot lost control as he was landing, and the small single engine plane crashed into the ridgeway reservoir. the pilot handled everything properly, but they are not sure why he lost control. the crash killed five people all visiting from alabama. record warmth was experienced in colorado this week.
following a trial and we have more with the 9 listens report. i don't know why you're doing this i love you she said and if you love me, you will let me do this, and she stabbed it into my neck. >> painful and powerful testimony from a woman attacked a year ago. her unborn baby was taken from her. many of you were impressed by the strength of michelle wilkins. this is so incredibly heart breaking, what a strong woman michelle wilkins is. i cannot imagine the sheer terror she went through. i am just speechless. tomorrow i think the big story will be less of this. >> the wind has been something this week. it damaged the big ikea sign, took out tries and truly annoyed everyone. comments? well, my patio umbrella somehow blew open and blew over the fence earlier. i have no idea where it went. it could be halfway down the
lol. another, crazy in parker, my dog keeps barking because he thinks someone is banging on the door. i believe it's negligence and prosecutors should look into all aspects of the case. >> reporter: our 9 wants to know team is investigating the safety of our school children being threatened. we are looking at teachers who slipped through the cracks, and one message a few teachers less than 1% make horrible choices, and some people see that as a sign to bash all teachers. everyone can think of a teacher who wasn't the greatest but forget others who were education. others were upset that a man was able to deceive five districts for 10 years before revoked. whoever covered for this man and let him back into the education system should be fired and charged.
past the wind and worry about fire danger and talk about climate change, we enjoyed temperatures in the 70s this week. two thoughts? hooray! now my husband gets to shave. i'm wearing a sleeveless shirt in february. wow! thanks for your comments and remember 9 listens. >> you can send us your comments on facebook or by e- mail. the sports prep rally is
good morning, everyone. happy sunday, and our second winter sports season is in the books. state wrestling wrapping up here at the pepsi center last night. we saw new champions and some who have already been on the podium. >> good, good, good! [music] we get to add some fresh names to our list of state champions. colorado finesilve was knocked off for the 5a 136-pound match. >> it was an aadjustment from high school, and i was expecting to win because i
will baumbower used all his weight to win. isaiah dela took down ryan ross at 113 pounds for his second straight championship. an upset in 2a. quintin montock surprised the two-time champion. >> i couldn't breathe when i went to go shake the other coach's hand. >> reporter: gabriel denette improving on the year beating romaro at 145 pounds, and brandon garcia is an undefeated freshman with his title, and he won the 3a, 106-pound bout. now about the threepeat champs? hunter willis got his third
pounds, and his twin brother grant won at 126. parker simmonton got his third straight victory in class 4a, 160, and back to 2a, flemmington, brandon anderson got reception. after losing the title match last year he defeated jason murphy at 195, and next year you will see him in a colorado state football jersey, but this weekend, he will have his third straight state championship. he defeated jason webloss finally how could we ignore this guy. c.j. sheldon in elite company. just the 19th wrestle to win four state championships. >> my 8th grade year, it was one of my dreams to come to the state tournament for the first time, and i bet my dad i would be a four-timer, just jokingly.
because i would have to wrestle in the open division, and he said i'm going to hold you to it. >> reporter: here's your final team standings pamona led it. pueblo county dominating, and valley at 3a with 144 and finally meker finishing first at 2a with 145 points. the state basketball championships are a few weeks away. number 8, cherry creek facing arapahoe, and no shortage of scoring including this basket by sydney speck. arapahoe still down in the 4th, and creek starts to pull away. lauren mcmillan with the up and under. creek finishes this one off, 53- 40 the final.
number 7 ranked luther girls facing peaktopeak at home. early momentum, and sarah de blasioson steals and launches it down the court for the easy bucket, and lutheran takes care of business. thanks for hosting us during wish week. the bulls are hoping to grow their program even more. signing day was a couple of weeks ago but some student athletes getting a jumper start. >> reporter: dillon mccaffr, y verbally committing to the university of washington. he delivered the news to jim harbaugh on monday. >> we had a lot of conversations with this one, and i finally told him i'm going to michigan, and i mean he seems excited. they have been talking to me for awhile now, and that was cool to see. i remember he looked down and decided to get back, and he
welcome back. a quick check of your weather with belen. >> it's been a nice couple of days but maybe cooler today. >> if will be cooler today but not as warm and dry. it's 19 days with no measurable snow or rain at dia. i'm still conducting my twitter poll by the way, and i will minute. we will see an end to the dry stretch from the next north that is trying to make its way onshore to the northwest. i'm conducting an unofficial twitter poll right now.
me how you feel about the winter weather returning. yeah, i love it, let it snow, or ike i'm okay, no thanks. i will give the answers at 8:30. this is how we are starting off our sunday in the mile high. more clouds over the city and across colorado, but it will remain dry. this morning, grab your jacket when you're headed out the door. temperature at 38 degrees, and 45, and around 3:00, 48 degrees, and the temperatures right now in the 20s and lower spots in the high country, teens and 20s, and mountain valleys have temperatures in the single digits, and gunnison, good morning to you. we are sending you warm air and warm hugs for the cold air. temperatures this afternoon, cooler than where we were yesterday. the cold front that sits through colorado has left us with the colder air, and temperatures are actually knocked down to where we should be this time of the year. 60s yesterday, and that's abnormally warm, and today is going to be more normal, and we
currently we do have a little system that is out to the west of us over utah, and it's going to slide eastward, and as it does it will bring us the high clouds and also light snow, part of the front range mountains this afternoon, but i don't forsee it causing any problems for the drive home. little snow is expected tonight. skies will clear, and tomorrow morning, we will start to see the clouds and also a little peak of the snow from the next storm system, and it's not expected to develop until monday afternoon and evening. especially in the high country and the front range. plan ahead for tomorrow. tonight, clear, 25 will be the overnight low, and very calm, and here's a look at the snow forecast that take us from monday morning, because that's when we are going to start to see the snow develop into the high country to tuesday afternoon, and that's when i am seeing the storm system finally moving out, and here's an
could be seeing. please, it's not set in stone, and we will have better ideas on how much snow it will bring. you know how come bylated the forecast is here. i'm seeing 3 inches on the ground, and it's so far, you will not see a lot of accumulation, and the snow will move out tuesday on mid- morning. not a loot of time for it to accumulate, but monday evening into tuesday, i'm seeing the snow sticking around, and 35 the high on tuesday, and plan to use the winter gear then, and by wednesday, clearing, and the high of 45, and above normal temperatures on thursday and friday and ryan and jessica, keep checking back in with us. the system has not made its way yet. >> we will be right back to
up on 9news at 8:00. michigan. the chief calls this the worst case scenario any community can have. >> also donald trump the big winner in a critical primary state, south carolina. jeb bush after seeing the polling results last night suspends his campaign. race. it's going to be interesting as they move forward. weather as we continue.
this the worst case scenario any community could have. >> police hope her description will lead them to him. >> donald trump, a big winner in the critical state primary. jeb bush now calling it quits. >> new parents in argentina may need to buy extra baby food for the 14-pounder mom just gave birth to. let's take a live look at your roads this morning. things looking very, very clear along that stretch at least. tracy is in to break down all your high country details in a moment. developing this morning, officers in kalamazoo county, michigan are questioning a man they believe murdered several people in a string of random shootings last night. police found four people dead in a cracker barrel parking lot. authorities originally said a 14-year-old girl was among that group. we found out she is alive but
two more bodies wour found in a car dealership. the police chief in kalamazoo was almost in tears on updating the public on this horrific tragedy. >> first of all, our deepest and profound sympathies go out to the families. there's seven people that tonight were engaged in everyday life. going out to eat, going to look at a new car, and babysitting. >> we're just learning a father and son were the two people killed at that car dealership. they were shopping for a car as you heard the police chief say. very sad. police have 45-year-old jason dalton in custody. he's the person of interest in this case. we're following the updates and we'll bring you them as soon as they're available. also new this morning,
look at this sketch. douglas county deputies need your help identifying a man accused of sexually assaulting a waum. deputies say a woman was driving in parker when her car broke down. she says the suspect was driving a white or gray pickup truck with flood lights above the cab. if you know who this man, please call the douglas county sheriff's office. four children are in the hospital this morning after being viciously attacked by dogs. investigators say a woman and her five children went to her boss's house in rush. the woman was in the man's barn when she heard screams. the woman went to check on her kids and found three great danes attacking four of her children. the children may need surgery. they're working to find if charges should be found and if the dogs should be removed from the home. let's get a check of your weather forecast. center.
we had a cold front that flew through colorado yesterday. we went from 62 yesterday to now 49 degrees. that's what we're going to have as our high. it could be warmer in the downtown area but we're going to see more clouds and good news, winds will be lighter. it's been a pretty windy week. we're happy today on this sunday. how can you not be when you take a look at this beautiful sun coming up over a basin, so bright and sunny out there. i think we're going to have some pretty nice skiing, snowboarding conditions. here on the front range, blue skies. a bit more clouds over the metro area. but still our temperatures are in the 30s and even 20s in lower spots and up over the divide temperatures are in the teens. highs for today are going to be in the 50s. some spots along i-25. i think we'll hit 49 at d.i.a. which is closer to where we should be this time of year. here's a timeline of what your sunday is going to look like.
we'll start out the sunshine. afternoon. around noon temperatures at 45 degrees, around 3:00 kind of quiet and calm. nothing wrong with that. temperatures at that time around 48 degrees. tomorrow you've got to go back to work. did you hear there's snow on the way? i'll talk about that in the full forecast. as for right now if you're beautiful conditions. breckenridge, gorgeous day. nothing but blue skies. a lot of people are going to be out there to hit the slopes. roadways looking relatively calm, relatively clear. right now, look at this. couple people getting out there but it's not impacting your drive time. minutes. green lights the whole way from 6th avenue to u.s. 6. no complaints there. even eastbound right now, drive time, relatively nice. 42 minutes. it's this afternoon that we'll see the traffic start to ramp up
metro area for the work week. right around 1:00, 2:00. we can see those slowdowns until 8:00 this evening. definitely plan a little extra aggressive time if you're heading to the metro area. >> don't forget you can listen to cdot's mountain radio every peak time as traffic picks up this morning, you may want to log on to cotrip.org. traffic reporters are giving up to the minute road conditions there. they're also broadcasting on holidays. it's 8:05 on your sunday morning. now an update to a story we've been following all morning long. a missing douglas county woman has been found. 69-year-old rita degroup was reported missing after walking her dog and never came back. degroup has early on set dementia but thankfully she was
in the race for the white house the winners emerge as hillary clinton in nevada and donald trump in south carolina. >> there are other candidates calling themselves winners this morning. marco rubio barely beating out ted cruz by less than 1% of the vote there in south carolina. >> good morning. marco rubio placed second, bursting in to the top tier of republicans, beating out ted cruz for second, and forcing jeb bush to quit the race. it's the second victory in the row for the national republican frontrunner. donald trump's first in the south. >> when you win, it's beautiful. and we're going to start winning for our country. let's go. let's have a big win in nevada. let's have a big win at the scc. let's put this thing away. >> republicans flocked to the polls powering rubio's comeback from fifth in new hampshire. ted cruz kept his spot in the top three.
in nevada hillary clinton lost her once big lead in the polls. >> i'm so thrilled and so grateful to all of my supporters out there. some may have doubted us but we never doubted each other. >> union leaders pushed a big democratic caucus turnout which helped nullify bernie sanders' late surge. clinton heads to south carolina. the democrats primary next saturday as the presumed favorite as republicans head to nevada for what's sure to be a fierce fight between cruz, rubio, and trump. one of the longest serving supreme court justices is being remembered as a man of faith, family, and law. justice antonin scalia is in his final resting place this morning. scalia's funeral resembled him in a way, the service was
his son, a catholic priest, led the funeral. vice president joe biden and his wife both represented the presidency. scalia was 79 years old when he died unexpectedly a week ago. all three fugitives who escaped from parole supervision in colorado springs are back behind bars this morning. dennis simonton was arrested in denver yesterday. officers say he's a member of the 211 crew, an active prison gang. the other two escapees were already captured. they could face additional charges. closing arguments are scheduled tomorrow for the woman accused of cutting an unborn baby from another woman's womb. when wilkins was about to leave she said lane shoved her inside a bedroom, tried choking her and
wilkins' unborn baby who she named aurora had not survived the attack. the defense rested without presenting any evidence or calling any witnesses. closing arguments begin tomorrow morning. i-70 in glenwood springs will not be opened up as planned this weekend after another rock slide. workers are cleaning up rocks that fell yesterday. as long as they keep falling the lane will remain closed. we should get an update from cdot this afternoon. west alameda back open this morning after a two-car crash. the crash caused one car to veer off the road and hit a building near south julyan street. a fire spread to about 1200 acres. at last check this fire is only 10% contained. firefighters worked overnight to build lines around the fire. it started as a training
that fire got out of control. no structures have been threatened. it's 8:09 on your monday morning. it was a big surprise for new parents in argentina. >> their brand new bundle of join made a big entrance in to the world, weighing in at a whopping 14 pounds. >> this is baby olivia. good thing for mom this baby was born by c-section. mom knew this was going to be a big baby because her son weighed 8 and a half pound when he was born. olivia's size broke a local record. baby and mom doing fine this morning but of course doctors are keeping an extra precaution on baby. >> mom's going to be strong after this one. back in colorado, it's nice and warm this week but belen says a change is around the corner. >> a slight cool-down. meteorologist belen de leon will tell us what it will look like
mpeg-4 video i/o lentronics mpeg-4 video i/o lentronics mpeg-4 video i/o lentronics mpeg-4 video i/o lentronics mpeg-4 video i/o lentronics lentronics welcome back. a live look at i-70. it's smooth sailing along that stretch but of course we know in the afternoon. you'll get a full check of the traffic in just a moment. but first belen de leon is going to show us what to expect during the work week. >> certainly seeing those changes for the start of the work week so let's enjoy the sunday. here in the backyard it's a little cool. it's sunny as well. i'm looking over my head, not a cloud. it's sunny out here. we do have a very small disturbance out to the west. it's going to be moving out to the east and bringing us a small chance for light flurries in the high country. no travel advisories have been issued. and high clouds to the front range.
trying to make its way on shore in to the pacific northwest. what we have going on right now, we're talking about the jet stream. the flow of the jet stream is very westerly but in to monday this jet stream is going to be more northwesterly. it's going to take that storm that's going to be in the pacific northwest and position it right over colorado, moving it over colorado monday in to tuesday. and that's really when we're going to see those weather changes. today we're going to see that cool-down. highs are going to be in the upper 40s and low 50s. changes arrive monday in the form of rain and snow. on tuesday that cold air arrives. we're going to start off with snow on tuesday and also stronger winds. this morning up in fort collins it's bright and sunny. a little breezy out there. nothing like the winds we've been experiencing this past week. temperatures are in the 30s. high temperatures, 30s and 40s. it's going to be a gorgeous day
our ski resorts and ski areas. lower elevations, that cold front that swept through colorado brought in the cold air and knocked us down to where we should be this time of year. upper 40s at d.i.a. 51 in fort collins. 50s down south. here's a look at your futurecast. not a whole lot happening. we'll have clouds though. around 1:30 this afternoon you'll notice some. maybe if you're out and about grabbing a bite to eat, you'll be okay. later this afternoon maybe some light snow showers developing near the front range mountains because of that little very little accumulation is expected and no travel advisories have been issues. the drive along the high country weather goes. tomorrow morning we'll start off dry here in the city but the day is going to end very differently. in the high country some very our northern mountains. monday afternoon and evening is
develop in the high country and plan ahead for monday. 25 will be the overnight low tonight. still pretty calm. here's a look at the snow forecast that takes us from monday morning in to tuesday afternoon because that's when i see the storm system exiting. this is not set in stone. the storm system is barely making its way on shore but right now early estimates i'm thinking from 1 to 3 inches in the metro area. possibly higher amounts through the front range mountains. monument hill, palmer divide. i think the ground is so warm that we're not going to see a whole lot of accumulation. on monday the high of 48. tuesday, 35. it will be colder as well. wednesday, 45. thursday, 50. friday, a high of 55 degrees. just a reminder, the twitter poll is still going on. do you want snow? do you not want snow? here are a couple of your answers. the snow just melted, no mas says one of the viewers.
welcome back, everyone. it's 8:19. you are planting today. we're going to get our hands dirty. >> you know that expression, never plant anything until after mother's day? >> no. >> everyone keeps saying that. i've been saying for years, no, that's completely wrong. never plant anything tender until after mother's day. in the meantime we have the toughest plant of all which are pansies. this bowl has been out all winter long.
it was a little fluffier till a cat took a nap tin. but i checked with belen and she said the lowest we got, in december twice we hit zero. so this has been out in zero-degree weather. they're happy about it. they're polar plants. look how well they survive. they just need a little cleaning up. they'll be great. i'm saying take the gamble. it's a slight gamble, and plant. what color do you want? do you want to do these? >> sure, why not. >> first we put in a good potting soil. >> you really are going to make my hands dirty today. >> moisten the soil a little bit. makes it easier to plant. use a premium potting soil where it's organic. it's if full of wood chips, it's not soil. you've all done this before. we've got gravity and our fingers.
ryan, yours are in a four-pack. you're going to have to tear the four apart. you've got four segments. pull them apart. these came apart naturally. i usually start in the middle. plant one. no tags. then just work your way around about two inches apart. and we've got some snow coming up. that's not a big deal. because these have not hardened off, you probably want to take them in the garage overnight on monday or tuesday night. >> just for a couple nights? >> yeah. in the meantime, in the next couple of weeks, in partial shade until they're used to full sun. acclimate them to the colder nights because they've been in a greenhouse obviously. so they're not ready for zero tomorrow. we're probably not going to have anymore zero. so these should cruise along like how this one did.
couple times, these should be just fine. by april and may these will be outstanding. you never wait to plant pansies till after mother's day because if you do that, they really hate the heat. they're cold lovers. they love the cold weather. >> how do we care for these things? >> keep them moist, and acclimation is the key. and use your intuition for that. >> i don't think we should use that. [ laughter ] >> if not, we'll call proctor. >> we'll put all the tips on 9news.com. it was a lot to go over, especially for us. >> you guys did a great job.
from colorado's sports leader, here's rod mackey. >> good morning. it's one of the greatest rivalries in college hockey. du and cc. they've faced off more than 300 times. but all of those games were played indoors. last night the tigers and pioneers met in the great outdoors. for the first time a hockey game at coors field. rocky hockey is back. well, sort of back. the first goal, let's just say it was unique. watch it off a pioneer's skate. off the post and in. 1-0 du. the pioneers broke it open with two goals in 15 seconds. both on the power play. danton hinan. that's eight straight against the rival. 4-1 the final. >> this is really special for
times in a row is unheard of. that's a great feeling but to walk out there in the 1st period and see all those people, it gives you chills. experience. >> it was unbelievable. i think we were obviously all excited and it didn't disappoint. i think there's 35,000 fans. i don't think any of us have ever played in front of that many. so it was definitely everything we imagined. >> the avs will play their rival, the red wings one week from last night at coors field but last night colorado's high school men were in edmonton. the oilers did score first but they did not score first. jerome iginla to tyson barry making it look easy. back to du. what a day it was for the pioneers. a day that began with lacrosse.
taking on powerhouse duke. what a game this was. pick it up, tie it up at 12. not anymore. the kid from arapahoe high school, the feed to tyler pace who puts it in. game winner. two beats three. duke loses to du 14-12. so we've covered college hockey and college lacrosse. how about college basketball? cu trying to win at ucla for the first time ever. they tried. but they failed. cu loses. that is a bad california road trip for the buffs. a border war sweep for wyoming. csu, no answer for josh adams. he had 37 points thanks to a school record tying nine 3-pointers at wyoming wins 84-66. and finally an emotional game at air force as the falcons beat new mexico 76-72 behind hayden graham. he scored a game high 21. he was playing for his grandmother who passed away on friday.
it;s one of the strongest cyclones ever to slam the south it is one of the strongest cyclones ever on the south pacific nation. now fiji cleaning up and seeing how bad the damage is. >> two buildings swallowed whole. a massive sinkhole opens up in germany. now experts are looking at the how and why. >> preying on the elderly. a scam a woman pulled has investigators in denver trying to track her down as soon as possible. >> repeat champions and history making matches. the state wrestling tournament is over. good morning. it's 8:30 on your sunday. we have an update to developing news. investigators in kalamazoo county, michigan are investigating a man who went on a shooting rampage killing six people last night. >> they have 45-year-old jason dalton in custody.
they say he did not resist arrest. we're trying to get more information right now. the latest, police say before 6:00 last night the mother was gunned down in the parking lot of an apartment complex. the woman who was with her three children is in serious condition. shortly after 10 p.m., about 15 miles away at a local car dealership, more shots rang out. a father and son were killed. about 15 minutes after that, just up the road at a cracker barrel restaurant, five people were shot in two cars. >> we keep learning more about what happened here and reports also indicating this man actually approached some of the people in that parking lot, tried to strike up a conversation before actually shooting at two different people. >> this happened over the course of seven hours. authorities initially said a 14-year-old girl was said but now they're saying she's actually alive but she too is
barrel. that story. updates later tonight. 8:31 on your sunday. belen de leon standing by in the weather center to take a closer look at our sunday forecast which is cooler. >> yes, and guys, that twitter poll is close. >> what do you got? >> i'm going to leave that to the end of the newscast. thank you so much for casting your vote and making your voice heard. we're tracking cooler temperatures for today, cooling things down. a bit more clouds as well. that changes with the next storm. tuesday is looking like a snowy and blustery start. here's a view of how different it is from yesterday. we're about 15 degrees cooler than where we were this time yesterday. yesterday we got to 62 degrees. it's way above normal. we should be closer to 47. right now we're in the 20s and 30s in lower elevations. teens, 20s in the high country and a few spots still in the
afternoon highs are going to be closer to where we should be this time of year. 49 at d.i.a. in the downtown area a little warmer. possibly in the 50s. high country, 30s and 40s. a great forecast if you're headed to the high country to take some turns. pretty nice sunday. we do have those clouds that have increased over the city. we have a very weak storm that's off toward utah. it's going to scooch to the east. it will bring a small chance for light snow in our front range mountains later this afternoon. let's put this futurecast in motion. clouds around town. it will be mild. winds not that bad in comparison to what we have had. 7 p.m., light snow showers in the front range mountains. this evening those clouds break up. our skies clear tomorrow morning. we're starting off dry. we start to see a little peek of the next storm system trying to edge in to colorado. the snow really doesn't get going until monday afternoon and evening. here on the front range it will
in the form of rain, possibly impacting your afternoon commute. then switching to snow from monday evening in to tuesday. tonight, 25 the overnight low. if you're driving around town, maybe getting to your home from the high country, the road should be just fine. here's a look at an early estimate of a snow forecast. remember this storm system hasn't even made its way on shore just yet. it's a complex forecast. looks like we could see from one to three inches in the metro area with higher amounts in the high country, foothills, and the south. keep checking back with us as those numbers could change. starting off dry. we'll end with some wintery weather tuesday, starting off snowy, the highest 35. it will clear up by tuesday afternoon, evening. wednesday a high of 45 degrees. a look at your high country traffic now. >> it's a beautiful day if you're getting out there to hit the roadways. not a whole lot of people out there. look at this.
so westbound today looking relatively clear. going to be a beautiful day to get out there to enjoy the mountains. nothing but blue skies. here's a look at traffic. we're seeing traffic east and westbound. it's not impacting the travel times. still right around 40 minutes heading all the way to u.s. 6 and heading back in to the city. still around 40 minutes. it's going to be later on today that we deal with the influx of traffic. it's going to be eastbound heading back in to the metro area. this afternoon, chair lifts start to shut down, that's when you'll need to plan on extra hour or two. >> you can listen to cdot's mountain travel radio on i-70 between denver and vail. get up to the minute road conditions, live reports on cotrip.org. on to world news now. fiji is cleaning up and assessing damage from one of the strongest cyclones ever recorded
there were reports of five deaths and widespread devastation in remote villages. it's under a curfew as well as a 30-day state of emergency. sustained winds of 133 miles per hour. whole villages were flattened. schools have been ordered to shut down for a week. relief efforts are being hampered by trees and power lines blocking roads. power, water, and communication services have yet to be restored from across the nation of over 900,000 people. in serbia leaders are blaming a group that was targeting isis. it cannot confirm that the serbians that were isis hostages were killed in the attack. in germany crews are investigating why a massive sinkhole opened up and swallowed parts of two buildings. no one was inside at the time. no one was hurt. but it did leave a crater about 50 yards deep that turned out to
the area has been blocked off. the buildings are a total loss. this all happened in nordhausen. an update to a story we brought to you yesterday morning. a mississippi police officer and gunman are dead after a standoff that ended with gunfire. police were called on a domestic dispute. after a six-hour standoff two with the man. the man was killed along with a 22-year law enforcement veteran. the man's wife and 10-year-old daughter were also in that home. they were safely rescued. 8:37 on your sunday morning. police say there may be more victims in a scam that's target ing the elderly in denver. investigators are looking for this woman. they say she's wanted for financial exploitation. investigators refer to this as the confidence scam but they wouldn't give out further details because the case is under investigation. the suspect is not related to
good morning, everyone. happy sunday. our second winter sports season is in the books. state wrestling match-up here at pepsi center last night. we saw new champions as well as podium. we get to add some fresh names to our list of state champions. >> it was an adjustment from 8th grade to high school.
don't really ever expect to lose. >> in 4a will vombauer beat lufero. it's his second straight 3a championship. time for an upset in 3a. >> i feel great. i feel proud of myself. it's the best feeling ever. i was so excited. i couldn't even really breathe when i went to shake the other coach's hand. >> lakewood's gabriel improved to 49-1 on the year. he takes home his first state championship in 5a beating jason romero at 145 pounds. brendon garcia is an undefeated freshman with his first state title.
pueblo county's hunter willis earned his third straight state title in 4a. his twin brother grant also won at 126. thompson valley senior had a victory in class 4a 160. sedgwick county senior brendon anderson got some redemption. after losing the title match last year, he came back from defeating murphy. you'll see him at a colorado state football jersey but this weekend toby mcbride of fort morgan took home his third straight state championship. he defeated jacob robles in the 4a 285-pound class. finally, how could we ignore this guy? tj sheldon's win tonight put him in elite company. the senior became the 19th wrestler in colorado state history to win four straight championships. >> my 8th grade year, it was one of my dreams, just coming to the
time. i actually bet my dad if i ever became a four-timer, just jokingly, that he'd have to wrestle in rocky mountain nationals. i think i'm going to hold him to it. >> here are your final team standings. 139.5 points. pueblo county dominated 4a with 203.5. valley at 3a with 144. meeker finished first in 2a with 143 points. if you missed any of our basketball or commitment news earlier this morning, remember, we have the extended highlights from all of our matches and games posted online.
investigators in kalamazoo county, michigan are questioning a man who went on a shooting rampage killing six people in a string of random shootings last night. >> authorities still aren't saying what may have prompted 45-year-old jason dalton who prey on victims who had no connection to him. he's in custody right now. police say before 6:00 last night a mother was gunned down in the parking lot of an apartment complex. the woman with her three children is in serious about 10 p.m. at a local car dealership more shots rang out. a father and son were killed. 15 minutes after that just up the road at a cracker barrel restaurant, five other people were shot in two cars. that includes a 14-year-old girl. initially it was reported she was dead. but we now know authorities are saying she is alive, still in critical condition. a lot of developments happening throughout the day. we'll continue to update the story on 9news.com. first the final check of weather. >> let's liven things up a little bit. on twitter i had fun this
right now on balance of power, colorado democrats need to decide. are they with her, or do they feel the burn? with colorado caucuses just over a week away, we bring you voices from both campaigns. in a moment, bernie sanders' national press secretary. first, colorado governor john hickenlooper supporting hillary clinton. >> governor, thanks so much for taking the time. we appreciate it. >> of course. >> you're a super delegate for the dnc. like a majority of the super delegates, you've already publically endorsed hillary clinton in this race. a lot of bernie sanders supporters are pretty upset about this whole super delegate situation. what do you say to those folks? >> i think this primary is going to come down to a vote by vote battle. i don't think the super delegate issues are going to be as impactful as some people think.
have to make a strong argument and convince the folks that come to the caucuses that they're the person that deserves their support. >> if bernie sanders did win the nomination, would you back him for the presidency? >> i think bernie has got a lot of work to do in terms of bringing together his group. i'd have to wait and see exactly how he got to that point. at this point he's got a long way to go. that's kind of a hypothetical question that -- >> i can see it's a hypothetical. but there's only two choices really on the democratic side at the moment. i'm wondering if you've put any thought in to it. >> obviously there can be circumstances, i think anybody, who knows. in any hypothetical, when it's purely hypothetical there's so many varieties of things that
usually when i answer hypotheticals i get myself in trouble. >> so you'd have to wait and entertain it once it happened, is what you're saying? >> i want to see how the primary campaign unfolds and exactly how everything comes together. it's the same with legislation. people are always -- if this comes to your desk, will you support it? well, it depends what finally comes to my desk and what looks like and some things you'd automatically support, in the end you don't support for one reason or another. just better to wait and see how a thing gets to you before you announce what you're going to do. >> a lot of democrats seem torn heading in to the march 1st caucuses. many think hillary is more experienced but they also have a hard time getting excited about her and they think bernie is true to their issues and comes across as more genuine. what should those folks be considering about hillary? >> i think if you look at what the country needs, it's
people want to get excited. i understand that. i have some old friends who grew up in upstate new york. one friend's father, a lifetime republican. hillary came up and she won him over. if you step back and look at what she's done, she's a remarkable candidate. rarely have we had someone so qualified to be president. >> why do you think she has such a big fight on her hands with bernie sanders then? >> i think part of it is just that. for a long time, large amounts of money have been spent with the sole purpose to diminish her. some of the stuff about the server and that turns out colin powell and condoleezza rice had the same issue using private servers, that the state department servers weren't reliable. each one of these, large amounts of money are being spent to broadcast it, to make it sound like somehow she didn't make the right decision or she's not
>> governor john hickenlooper, thank you so much for your time. joining us from the bernie sanders campaign is simone sanders, no relation. thank you for your time. >> thank you for having me. glad to be here. >> i wanted to start off the bat with the issue of electability. some of the undecided democrats are worried bernie might lose in the general election because he embraces the term socialist. how is that not a concern? >> well, let me be frank. senator sanders is a self-described democratic socialist and he has not hidden his political ideology. what is definite is senator sanders in these general election match-ups between the republican candidates beats these republicans by a larger margin than secretary clinton. he beats donald trump. he beats rubio. he beats cruz. i want to put those folks in colorado at ease that senator sanders is definitely an
>> you're not concerned people won't just hear it as a flavor of socialist? >> we're not concerned at all. recently at a town hall senator sanders was asked what is socialism? what does that mean to him? he was frank. it means the top 1% of people in this country should not be the only folks benefiting from the quote/unquote american dream. democratic socialism to him means that education is a right. healthcare is a right. that's why he's calling for a medicare for all. we're not concerned with any of the attacks that the republicans might throw the senator's way because he has literally been saying the same kind of things for the last 30 years. he's been consistent in who he is, what he has fought for, and we're going to be able to make that case in this general election. >> i hear from a lot of democrats who feel like senator sanders is truer to their issues
but they also look at hillary clinton and say she's got the credentials. she's more experienced. what would you say to someone on the fence thinking about that issue? >> i think that's a great question. no one doubts that secretary clinton, of course she was secretary of state. no one doubts she has the experience. but senator sanders also has experience. he's been a legislator for the last 30 years. he's served in leadership in congress. but he also has something called judgment. and a lot of times when experience is not available to you, judgment is all that you have. senator sanders has shown time and time again whether it was voting no against going to war in iraq, whether it's standing up against disastrous trade deals like the trans-pacific partnership. >> the exit polls in the early states show a lot of senator sanders' support came from independents. i'm wondering how concerned the campaign is about colorado. because in colorado we have a closed caucus system. you had to have already been registered democrat, unlike
open and you can show up day of. >> definitely. so senator sanders' message we believe is one that speaks to hardworking american people whether they're black, white, latino, native american, democrat, or independents. >> if an unaffiliated voter shows up and they're not registered democrat, they're going to be turned away. and my question is do you think you can overcome that obstacle? do you think there are enough pre-registered democrats in colorado to put him over the edge? >> we do think we can overcome that obstacle mainly because we think folks in colorado are ready for the kind of change senator sanders is talking about. >> simone sanders with the best campaign, thank you so much for your time. we appreciate it. >> thank you for having me. >> both of those interviews you just saw had to be edited down for time. if you want to see the entire unedited interviews, go to 9news.com and look for balance of power. we'll see you next week on
this sunday morning, another big win for donald trump, now the undisputed republican front-run sgler it's tough. it's nasty. it's mean. it's vicious. it's beautiful. >> but republicans believe it's a three-man race as marco rubio and ted cruz vie to become the chief trump challenger. >> an the 21st century conservative movement is the son of a bar tender and a maid from cuba. meanwhile, the bush dynasty comes to an official end. campaign. >> trump, rubio and cruz all