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crash. >> i lost not only my life, my partner, my best friend, my everything, my world. >> the husband of the bus driver killed in that crash wantknre than anyone what happened. >> brandon marshall hasn't seen the last of the ripple effects over his national anthem protest. >> temperatures drop 20 degrees to lows in the 40s. wyoming already has snow. >> i was worried if i fell asleep and woke up again, he'd be entire town celebrates the return of a dog. the students on this bus when it crashed yesterday have all gone home from the hospital, but the football coaches on board have not. the legacy high school football team just returned from california. three school buses were leaving dia when for some reason this one circled back, went off the
died. three coaches all have significant injuries. this is homecoming week at legacy in bloomfield. the big game is friday. we'll know tomorrow if the game will be played. today school and community focused on the family of the bus driver who died and the coaches who are still in the hospital. here's 9news reporter victoria sanchez. >> reporter: hours after tragedy hit legacy high school classes resumed, though not as usual. >> i just kind of started crying a little bit in my spanish class because as a time. >> reporter: sunday afternoon word spread quickly among the teens, a school bus with football players and coaches crashed at denver international airport killing the driver and seriously injuring three coaches. >> i know that they'll get through it and come out stronger than ever. >> reporter: wayne voorhees, matt kroupa and kyle rider are still in the hospital. during homecoming week each day has a theme, but after the
upon themselves to change it. >> it was supposed to be sport day where we wore our college gear, but instead we changed it to legacy day because of what happened. >> reporter: #legacystrong spread across social media even to california where chino hills high school students stood in solidarity with the school and football team they played just days ago. >> i got this text in math class by one of my friend and everyone had -- friends and everyone had been writing it on my arm. >> reporter: cheerleader gave out small footballs. >> they told us to write an inspiring message and pass it around the school and hopefully it gets back to the football players. >> reporter: in a week where school expert is supposed to bring excitement and fun, that same school spirit will get the school through a very tough time. >> our school is a family. >> the football players, coaches and patients met this
and parents met this afternoon to discuss whether to play in friday's homecoming game. while head coach wayne voorhees recovers, the defensive coordinator matt craddick will step in as interim head coach. >> the legacy football team was on its way back to home last night after playing in california. legacy lost the game 28-24 in what was their second game of the season. the husband of keri choppe to know what happened just as much as everyone else. joshua chopper says his wife loved driving the school bus. she'd been doing it for four years. he found out about the crash when people began sending him condolence messages on social media. >> i kept calling my wife's phone saying it can't be, can't be, but i just knew deep down inside i just had this feeling my worst, my worst fears, my
life and my partner, my best friend, my everything, my world. we lost a beautiful soul yesterday. i haven't slept yet. i keep going over every scenario i can in my head to see what happened with my wife and i don't know and i want to know. >> chopper says his wife had no known medical pr. physical in may. joshua and kari had been married over 20 years and had four children. school bus crashes are rare. when they do happen, they get national attention and renewed concerns over safety. from 2005 to 2014 more than 1,300 people were killed in school transportation crashes. federal law does not require seatbelts on buses although the national safety council supports the idea.
and they are uses. >> more than 26 million children ride on school buses daily. this latest accident served to renew the debate over whether more need to be done to keep kid safe on them. 20 -- kids safe on them. 20 years after the murder of his sister burke ramsey talked about the still unsolved case with dr. phil, the first television interview for burke ramsey who is now 29. during the interview burke was asked why he remained in his room before and after burke responded, "i guess i kind of like to avoid olympic conflict or i don't know. i guess -- to avoid conflict or i don't know. i am not the worried type. " today was the first segment of the interview with dr. phil. the arapahoe county coroner's office says 29-year- old ashley ross draper was found saturday when police did
officers arrested a person of interest in the case yesterday saying james anthony draper led them in a chase with a stolen car while firing shots and pointing a gun at police. the chase ended at colfax and yosemite. no one was hurt. tonight hillary clinton called into cnn since her first interview when she appeared to collapse and had to be hustled into a van leaving the 9/11 memorial sunday. clinton said she didn't disclose her pneumonia diagnosis earlier because she didn't think it was going a big deal. clinton said she had ignored doctor's orders to rest for at least five days. her aides also admit they didn't give the public enough information about her condition before what happened sunday. at first her campaign said she was overheated and dehydrated. instead of going to a hospital she went to her daughter's apartment. it wasn't until eight hours after her ceremony that the campaign revealed she had been diagnosed with pneumonia. >> would you ever have disclosed it if we had the seen
hypotheticals which says clearly she needed some down time. >> reporter: why not tell people when you learned she had pneumonia? >> we were focused on getting her to her daughter making sure she's okay. >> both clinton 68 and trump who is 70 say they'll release more of their medical records. clinton will be off the campaign trail at least one more day. the pentagon says it has confirmed the second highest ranking leader of isis wa killed abu muhammad al-anani who had been the chief spokeman for isis. the u.s. declared him a specially designated global terrorist in 2014. in response to north korea's nuclear test last week the u.s. sent two nuclear cable bombers in the sky last evening as a show of force to the north
miles from the north korean border. last week north korea recommitted to improving its nuclear capability. denver could soon have more officers patrolling downtown. the new proposed city budget sets aside $16 million for 48 more officers. 16 would be assigned to the 16th street mall. >> protecting the central corridor of our city is extremely important because it's where most of the commercial activity and tourism occurs which is our no. 1, you know, lead economic indicator in terms of the health and we'll being city. >> we kind of want to look at the other districts and how we're allocating those resources and we did not want our efforts on the mall to impact the efforts and responsibilities that we had throughout the city. >> the budget also includes $5 million for building and maintaining affordable housing. the mayor is waiting to see if the city council approves an
permanent fund for affordable housing. council will start hearings on the budget later this month. it has until november to decide on the final deal. amazon put up the now hiring sign for a new office. the company is looking to fill software and engineering positions. we have more about its plans and this story on 9news.com. left hand brewing is known nitro milk stout. the brewery says some unknown yeast got into the bottles causing them to overflow on the shelf and others don't have that smooth smooth nitro pour. it should be back in about six weeks. this year will be epic. that's the quote on the website describing denver's startup week. like the name implies, the
from all over to help them get their ideas off the ground. today was opening day at union station. people can register for hundreds of free events downtown such as panel discussions with founders and investors. it is the largest event of its kind in north america and organizers say denver is a perfect location. >> there's always been incredible tech start-ups here, but i think there's been a long time of focus on your business and be heads down. so we saw an opportunity to bring these people together other. >> start-up week began in 2012 and wraps up on friday. lost dogs rarely make the news, but it seemed that all of idaho springs was looking for rue. the dog disappeared in july. the dog and its owner reunited saturday after someone spotted him living under a bridge in arvada. here's 9news reporter dan grossman. >> reporter: we like to speak in hyperboles where good is great. >> he knows where we're going.
turf. >> reporter: but on a day like this it would be wrong to deny matt vogel ernie hyperbole he want -- vogel any hyperbole he wanted for matt was denied this. >> you lost a little pep in your step there, boss. >> reporter: for the last two months. >> we were laying together. i was afraid to fall asleep because it just felt like a dream. i was worried if i fell asleep and woke up again, he'd be gone. >> reporter: too familiar feeling matt has coped with since his 5-year-old dog rue was stolen in july. >> people asked what's it feel like and i said it felt like somebody stole my liver. he's been my homie for five years straits. >> reporter: a woman recognized a picture of rue posted to facebook under a bridge in arvada alone with a studded collar wrapped tightly around his neck. you can see the marks in this
constant. so when he disappeared, my safety blanket, my safety net was gone. >> reporter: one thing led to another and lawsuit got a call saturday at 2 a.m. saying rue was safe and to come by and get him. >> i still have a heard time believing he's back. >> reporter: some may call it a miracle, but in a moment like this it's hardly a hyperbole. >> what a miracle, for sure. >> matt is planning a town parade for rue at 2 p.m. in lakewood. we'll bring you more information on that on the bring rue home facebook page. truly a heart warming story and you can see it in their faces how close they were. >> rue is a pretty valuable dog. >> yes. he is a very rare dog. nobody knows exactly what happened, but he thinks somebody may have taken him to breed him to try and make a profit. rocky mountain national
better as it gets older. attendance records are being shattered. >> at another national park to our north the weather had a little surprise for those who wanted to see a hot attraction. >> rain bows earlier today, showers tonight, much cooler temperatures tomorrow. >> and trouble found ryan lochte yet again, there time on the set of dancing with the stars. >> and broncos linebacker brandon marshall has an idea that may change your opinion of
several women in the audience were wearing anti-lochte t- shirts were ordered to leave the studio. rocky mountain national park is on pace to break its visitor record set last year when 4.1 million people passed through the gates. for the first time ever the park had more than 100,000 visitors in both january and february. then in july 912,000 people showed up, the most for any month in rocky's history. visits are expected to go up as the leaves start to reach fall . already moved into wyoming and its most famous park has a coat of winter white. those who showed up to see old faithful today at yellowstone national park found it covered in snow. mountain passes got more than 4 inches. daytime highs at yellowstone did not get above freezing. warmer weather is expected by the weekend and it should be back up into the 60s at the park. where we come from just like the country song, rain is a good thing. that's what we have falling in
beneficial rain after one of our drier augusts on record. september we're dealing with several wildfires across our state and sometimes when you have a storm like this, you might have a view like this. our sky9 flying up and down the front range today capturing the wonderful cloud cover and the rainbow, have not had reports if anyone found the pot of gold at the end of the rain bow, but we're so lucky to have these guys getting those beautiful shots and way up high how about this view in the northern mouns, mountains the leaves are starting to change. kim with this great shot out of breckenridge. yesterday's high 90, today 16 degrees cooler. tomorrow cooler still. yes. some reports of rain and snow over some of the higher peaks and pikes peak tonight. i think we may be done with 90- degree days. the average number 41. you can see it's been a very warm summer indeed. now some gentle rain falling in the city tonight. you may have some cloud cover to deal with the start of your
we'll get some sunshine, but it will be cooler. keep the jacket. showers at dia, winds east at 11, in the backyard light rain, 53 degrees, smells amazing outside now and really no rain. looking at radar these showers coming up from the southwest are moving fast. they aren't holding together terribly well. we've had reports of a little rain/snow mix over the high a weather system is crossing the state and a secondary surge of cool air will follow tomorrow, winter weather advisory to the north of us in montana. some of that cool air is headed for our state. it looks as though the heaviest rain falls west and south of us in the next 24 hours. we have the potential for pockets of heavier rainfall this time tomorrow night. next front comes in low pressure to the west as this
will pull in some of that cold air from the north. 57 in billings, 66 in denver, 98 in phoenix, the heat shifting south and the southwest flow will bring more showers into den tonight. they linger until -- denver tonight. they linger until about 2 a.m. look at the fog and cloud cover, i225 corridor, dense fog advisories no out of it, -- no could be heavy at times. we're tracking heavier showers up into weld and morgan county overnight. the sun comes out re?y' lunc cold start, 35 leadville, 46 denver and the highs statewide are cooler than average, just about any town you pick way below the average. keep in mind the average for denver right now is 81.
kids might need a sweatshirt for the bus stop, 59 by lunchtime, 66 the best you'll do. hang onto the jacket tomorrow. wednesday is warmer but not entirely dry. things improve by the weekend, highs near 80 saturday and sunday, beautiful extended period coming up with the second half of the extended period showing temperatures back kind of where they should be for this time of year. head for the hills, folks. it's beautiful in steamboat. the leaves are turning around aspen and vail and we're starting to see some of the orange popping out as well. all the information you need on where to go and when is on 9news.com. >> going to be a beautiful season. it's almost time for corn mazes to open up across the area. the fitchler corn maze opens up in la salle saturday. broncos fans will appreciate the tribute. in 2012 they made a peyton
always delivering ways to save e responsible by nature. from colorado's sports leader here's drew soicher. >> hi, everybody. broncos linebacker brandon marshall is meeting with denver's police chief tomorrow and get this. marshall may even toss out the idea of the two men standing national anthem this weekend. marshall made a peaceful protest of racial inequity just prior to the season opener on sunday. he's been vilified by many americans and dropped from a couple endorsement deals, but even so brandon doesn't feel any sense of regret or any desire to lash back at his critics. >> i'm not here to spread hate. i'm not here to respond to the hate, you know. i'm here to spread love and positivity. i'm a likeable guy, you know.
reason. you know what i'm saying? it's cool because people can call me the n word or cuss at me or say they wish i'd break my neck all they want, but there's no backlash for me, you know. hate can't drive out hate. only love can drive out hate. what do you think of this idea? instead of showing all those boring touchdowns from nfl games this season, we'll just show the national anthems to determine which players stood up, sat down, kneeled, raised a type of protest, just a thought. colin kaepernick and the san francisco 49ers lead the los angeles rams 14-0 now in the 3rd quarter even though he hasn't played yet. only one game into the season and the broncos are already defending themselves against dirty accusations. 9news broncos insider mike klis takes a cheap shot on the pages of his notebook. >> reporter: the broncos smacked cam newton in the helmet not once, not twice but
some say this adds up to a defense that plays dirty. >> i just don't think that's what we are. we're not malicious. we don't intentionally go to hurt anybody. we just play hard. i don't think we're malicious or a dirty defense at all. >> i thought three of those helmet hits were speed of the game incidental strikes. the blast from marshall didn't look good. >> just because we hit cam in the head a couple times doesn't make us dirt >> reporter: darian stewart also told me do i expect to get fined? yes. do i deserve it? no. that was a heard hitting game thursday and -- hard hitting game thursday and i think it's because newton is a running quarterback. so is andrew luck who the broncos play sunday. last year the broncos hit luck so hard he had a torn kidney and abdominal muscle.
back then. rockies trailed the diamondbacks, but then rallied all the way back. daniel descalso's homer put them ahead. roccos lead now 9-6 still in the 6th. strange but drew, in toronto tonight the blue jays beat the rays and following the final out the two teams got into a bench clearing argument which included former rockies or chicago cubs pitcher kyle hendricks was throwing a no hitter tonight until jeremy hazellbaker belted a 19th home run and the umpire didn't waste time visiting hendricks which sends madden into a frenzy.
grand slam. rockies trail the. still of the night from washington where several redskins and steelers players including superstar quarterback roethlisberger helped hold the american flag during the national anthem in the still of the night. steelers won 38-16, but points are so yesterday. we're just going to focus on the anthem during 2016. >> okay. >> see how >> good, bad and indifferent. >> your phone's ringing. >> just an idea, throwing it out there. >> i'm just saying i heard your