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>> tonight at 6:00, we are only a day away from election day, and candidates are making their final push. al gore in colorado campaigning for hillary clinton. he was in boulder earlier and is now in lakewood. clinton herself has a busy day campaigning in pennsylvania, michigan, and north carolina. >> and donald trump campaigning there as well. shaun boyd says it could come we be looking for? >> reporter: in are half a dozen counties in colorado that loom large election night as well as several voter constituencies. clinton has an advantage with the female vote. but she could struggle in some democratic strongholds. pueblo, and adams for example where trump has appealed to working class democrats. and, liberal boulder is on our list to watch along with larimer because of young voters.
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i talked to our political analyst about the strange dynamics in play this year. >> i'm not convinced that rnd matters as much as personality. there are far too many from my experience, prominent republicans who have already publicly stated i'm not voting for donald trump. >> in are republicans in the suburbs who especially in the suburbs who might not stick with trump. but, will they be offset by blue collar democrats in other counties? we will see. >> colorado could be a pivotal state, but there is is a chance it won't matter at all. if trump doesn't win north carolina, florida, or one of these midwestern states, it is over. his success hinges on a handful of states. the latino vote looms large here. while hillary clinton has not been able to rally african-
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her. a lot of everything in play. the end is unpredictable. >> at least we are finally here right? >> yes. >> right. >> thank you shaun. stay with us for all of your election night coverage. we will start with a special edition of cbs4 news at 4:00 tomorrow. at 5:00, we will have live national election coverage. followed by cbs4 news at 10:00. new information tonight on a settlement involving the aurora police department. the city agreed to pay $2.6 million to the family of a man shot and nashalis carter vansan was killed. he was not armed. in the 18 months since the shooting, aurora police say it enacted new reforms including a division that tracks the use of force and increased use of body cameras. >> policy and procedures will continue to be reviewed with the intent of improving the quality and timeliness of internal investigations. >> the officer who shot him was
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need help tracking down this man. he is accused of taking pictures up a woman's skirt. the broncos chargers game at mile high two sundays ago. the suspect has a very distinctive blade type prosthetic. and, developing now, a former hospital employee who stole painkillers is sentenced to prison. 28-year-old rocky allen worked as a surgical tech at swedish medical center in englewood. our rick sallinger following this case since the very tonight. how many years in prison did he get? >> reporter: well, the gentry repeatically scolded him, but gave him lest time than the government asked for. six-and-a-half years in federal prison. rocky allen told the court he was sorry. describing himself as a lost
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destruction. he apologized to the hospital for stealing fentanyl. >> rocky, what would you like to say to those who suffered as a result of your actions? >> reporter: there was no reply from him or his attorney. some 2400 swedish hospital patients were notified and underwent $800,000 worth of testing after he was caught. he left an elderly woman on the operating table without painkiller. and a burn victim waiting in surgery. department found no evidence of virus transfer to the hiv positive allen. >> based on our investigation, we didn't find any evidence that even that could have occurred. >> reporter: still, scott believes he was made ill from allen's actions. rocky allen was fired from a total of five hospitals, all
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you don't give a damn about the person you were injecting with salt water when they needed pain relief. he needs to surrender within 18 days to begin his six-and-a- half year sentence. one witness was called by the defense to testify, a psychologist who said rocky allen suffered from post- traumatic stress disorder. he had served in afghanistan and the navy, but said that the disorder also stemmed from including by a cult. live at federal court, rick sallinger, cbs4 news. >> thank you rick. happening right now, a community meeting is understood way following the arrest of a postal carrier. he stole nearly 26,000 pieces of mail. there is a meeting at sterling middle school and our lauren dispirito was there. >> reporter: the meeting will take place this hour. people here will get the latest information on the investigation.
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tayson hildalgo is accused of stealing 26,000 pieces of mail. most of it found when he was arrested. tonight at 10:00, how the suspect got away with the alleged crime. in sterling, lauren dispirito, cbs4 news. i-25 in the tech center back open after a crash that shut down all the northbound lanes for hours today. a tanker truck flipped over, spilling about 50 gallons of fuel on the t was just before the lunch hour at busy arapahoe road, and the backup was huge. new at 6:00, you can still injoy a drive over independence pass thanked to our unusually mild weather. the lack of snow means the 12,000-foot road between aspen and twin lakes will stay open until the first snowfall. our mountain news room reporter matt kroschel is live along the pass. matt, it is usually closed by
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independence pass on the seventh. but we took a trip up on the summit and couldn't find much snow. the road, well, it was clear. >> up here on independence pass, there is nothing. >> reporter: this was supposed to be an epic snowy photo shoot for these extreme athletes. >> chasing snow of course. we are enthusiasts. what do you want? snow. >> reporter: their dirt bikes turned snow mobiles would look great here at the top of independence plans. >> i went to colorado. you expect to have a ton of snow now. >> reporter: drone 4 shows us just how dry things are at the top of the divide. so dry, the highway will stay open through the weekend at least. >> last year, this time, we had a couple of feet and there was no big deal. but, this year? the pass is still open. >> reporter: last year, it closed on the fourth. and, in 2014, stayed open until
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cdot won't close the pass until snow is in the forecast. so for now it's a bonus few days of open road and pleasant views for people making the drive over this iconic stretch of colorado highway. >> so, take advantage, matt, thanks. once independence pass does close, the alternate route is i- 70 to glen wood springs. now to an update to you on ski season. loveland ski area says it will op keystone hoping opening day will be friday. copper delayed its opening until the 18th. basin has one run open. let's get to ed greene in the colorado weather center. the ski areas really need some snow. >> boy, they do. here is one storm system. here is another stop system. you can see they are all to the north of colorado letting the warm dry air up. and that is why we are warm. and dry. how long it stay this way, coming up. >> denver woman arrested during
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the support she is receiving from here in colorado and what the supporters are demanding from deputies. >> a boulder woman in labor decided baby can wait. we will tell you about the detour she just had to take ,, ,, i alone can fix it! bomb the [bleep] out of 'em. i'd like to punch him in the face. i like people that weren't captured, okay? he's a mexican! she ate like a pig...
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eliminating the department of education. and glenn wants to outlaw abortion even in cases of rape and incest. reporter: glenn says if he's fortunate enough to go to capitol hill, he has no interest in working across the aisle. darryl glenn: i'm running against democrats. i'm running against evil.
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>> developing tonight, the support for a woman arrested during these protests over a new oil pipeline in north dakota. the denver woman's name is red fawn fallace and she fired three shorts at a sheriff's deputy during the protest they say. the deputy was not hit. the pipeline will run very close to an indian reservation. protesters say the tribe's cultural sites might be damaged. her denver will help support her until she is released. >> the people who will be put on trial are the people who are the violators of the earth and the water in her homeland. the people on trial will be the human rights violators who are engaging those violations. >> she is one of 120 protesters arrested march 22. they say the pipeline was
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dakota at the expense of the land and water on that reservation. new at 6:00 tonight, a pregnant woman in labor took her civic duty very seriously before going to the hospital. she and her husband went to the boulder county clerk's office to make sure she got her vote in. cbs4's tom mustin joins us live in boulder now after talking to that new mom and she was very dedicated tom. >> reporter: she was karen. now, the couple says this is the most important election of their live sos they want to make sure their vote counted. they were inside here behind me when the mom went into labor. they were about this close from delivering a boulder ballot baby. little rosie is barely two days old and already causing quite a stir. >> i was just so excited to be in labor. it has been a long journey. >> reporter: friday morning, proud parent sosh i edelstein and max brandell cast their ballots. she felt contractions that
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heading to the hospital. >> we didn't know what could happen after the birth. it could have been the hospital forever. and no condition to go back out. >> reporter: she and max are both small business owners. she had never voted before but felt this was personal. >> i took a deep breath when a contraption came. got my envelope and all was good. >> reporter: inside the office, the contractions got stronger. she is in office pain with rosie on the we literally made it just in the nick of time. >> reporter: the couple raced to the hospital. >> ecstatic at this little amazing being. everything, it was totally worth it. >> reporter: now armed with a beautiful baby girl and a story the tell forever, max and soshi have a message for their fellow coloradons. >> all of your votes matter. go vote.
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them. they both voted by hillary clinton. little rosie has about 18 years before she cast her first ballot. tom mustin, cbs4 news. >> you will have to do a follow- up tom. a woman is facing felony charges tonight for impersonating her dead father in in voting. a new case of colorado voter fraud highlighted by brian maass. right now, a preview of brian's story we will all see tonight at 10:00. >> reporter: he died years ago, but then voted twice death. now, his daughter charged with voting in place of her dead father. >> she understands at this point, the seriousness of her actions. >> reporter: these kinds of cases are now getting high level scrutiny. >> are you surprised people try today run the system like that? >> reporter: as voting officials tell us how these dubious votes fit into the big picture. >> someone tries to cheat, you are going to catch them. >> reporter: tonight at 10:00, cbs4's brian maass takes this investigation to the highest
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concerned about voter fraud. and great ed, we would love to see something going on, on our state map. >> i wish i had better news for you. nothing going on with the state map. nothing on radar. doesn't mean we are not watching certain things. let me show you what i mean. off to the east, this one gave us snow in the high country. around wolf creek, five inches of snow. and they had maybe an inch or two as you got further north. a couple of sprinkles here over the even plains. now the moisture is sitting off to the maybe a little shower up there and it dies down. i will run this through tuesday at 10:00. news time. and, there, you just don't see anything going on there at all. as we take a look at the freeze watch, we have this. now, this is from 10:00 p.m. tuesday into wednesday. not tonight until tomorrow night. but tuesday night into wednesday. we have some clear skies. with the clear skies we think the temperatures temperatures will chill thrown there in the southeast. now, as we take a look at what we have going on, we have the system here pushing the
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air. that is why we were just a few degrees cooler than yesterday. not much in the way of cool air. but you see the storm system off the pacific. and then you see another storm system here. what that is showing you is everything is coming in. there is plenty of moisture. plenty of storms. but they are all going to the north. with this storm track to the north and the high pressure ridge over us forcing all the storms to the north, that lets the warm air up from the deserts. that is why we are mild. so, dry, because the storms to the north. and mild because that warm air comes in to take its place. you can see how wa with 50s , 60s , 70s over a great deal of the nation, down to the south, from vegas, all the way to miami, you see temperatures in the 80s . we had a high of 64. both locations today. after starts of 36 and 38. here is where we should be. 56 for the high. 28 degrees for the low. the records, 78 and 10. weather watchers, 59 in lafayette. 60 in arvada. 65 in brush. east 9 for the wins.
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barometer. a shot here, this is a sunrise from deckers. and we have a sunset over chatfield state park. you can see how the sky is reflected in the water there. and this is sunset from quincy. temperatures mostly in the 30s and the 20s in the eastern plains. 20s in the mountains. tomorrow, another day like today with 50s , 60s . nearing 70 degrees for the eastern plains. 50s and 60s for outs west, mostly in the 50s . we will call for clear skies. with that, 36 and 7 the overnight lows. tomorrow, mostly sunny. we are right back into the mid 60s . the next several days, 71 degrees on wednesday. then right back into the mid to upper 60s taking us right through saturday. and i will tell you right now, sunday looks like more of the same. >> all right, thanks ed. well, if the cubs can win the world series, the rockies have a chance.
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have their eye on the future. the club introduced their new manager today. why bud black provides a bright outlook and why thing haves been bleak for the broncos ,,
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deskrd ford f series. the official trucks of the nfl. it seems fitting that a team that struggles with pitching would hire a former pitcher as the new manager. bud black officially introduced by the rockies today. black managed the padres more than eight seasons and was named the national league manager of the year back in 2010. his resume is long including 15 years as a pitcher in the major leagues. he won a world series when he was the pitching coach for the angels back in another. >> it is not necessarily what bud has done. but, what will do. and that is what is so exciting. it is the opportunity we have in front of us. the opportunity we look forward to with this man to really take us to where we want to get to. >> good things are had. we have a couple of teams to chase down which i think we are going to. i think we are going to do everything we can to get back
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was in 07. and that's the world series. >> for a team that want to be balanced, they no no problem runs the ball. denver ran 39 plays. only 12 of them rushing attempts. that led to 33 rushing yards. now, the offensive line is not good. i get that, but you at least have to give them a chance to run the ball. 12 rushing attempts is not nearly enough. and it is hard for gary kubiak to say he wants consistency from his offense when the players are consistency in the play column. >> we have to run the ball earlier, 13, 14 rushing attempts in the last game. as a running back, you know, we want to run the ball more. we definitely want the ball in our hands. we are the original play makers of the offense. i think he does a good job when he get it is ball in his hands. i think i do when i get the ball in my hands and i think
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good. >> the avalanches decided to start calvin picard against arizona. the avalanche 3-0 when he starts in goal. michael malone got the hot start he had been looking nor in boston. the nuggets scored 77 in the first half thanks in large part to emanuel moudiay. now, video game numbers like this are not realistic every night. but they were certainly a welcome sight for a team that has been struggling games. >> his mind set to start the game was, he imposed his will from the jump ball. and, that is who he need to be every single night. does not need to score the 4 points a quarter but he can lead the team, be aggressive and set the tone for us. >> well, the rise is real. isaiah oliver named the special teams player of the week. his 68-yard punt return capped off cu's win over ucla last thursday. get this. prior to the season, cu had a
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honorees in its first five seasons in the pack 12. they already have six this year. certainly a good measure. >> oh, so great. so happy for them. and the fans. ,,
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,, ,, ,, scott tipton -- our congressman? or is he a real-estate agent for big-money campaign contributors?
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over 30 colorado business leaders called tipton's plans, "a serious threat to the outdoor recreation industry and...thousands of jobs." gail schwartz will defend our public lands and won't put colorado's future up for sale. house majority pac is responsible
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>> so, the crystal ball is showing nothing but blue skies still. >> it really does. just like the five day forecast. >> yes. take a look at this. we have five sunshines all in a row. and temperatures in the mid 60s to the lower 70s taking us right into the weekend. and, the plus four more. right through the weekend. >> right through the week. all right, ed, thank you very much. >> and thank you for joining us on colorado's news channel. >> evening new is coming captioning sponsored by cbs >> one day. >> vote tomorrow. >> this election will decide whether we are ruled by a corrupt political class or whether we are ruled by thepo people.re we're going to be ruled by the people. >> tomorrow you can vote for a hopeful, inclusive, big-hearted
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captioning sponsored by cbs tt this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: this is a special expanded edition of the "evening news." the presidential campaign, nasty from the start, featuring two candidates with historically high disapproval ratings, is finally coming to an end. major garrett and nancy cordes are here with us. they've been covering the campaigns from the start. y, closing argument today? >> reporter: well, her closing message, scott, was that she wanted to get beyond that nastiness and try to unify the country. she said she would make it a priority as president, and donald trump, she argued, has run a very divisive candidacy and would be a very divisive president. here's how she put it to supporters in grand rapids, michigan, this afternoon.th >> when your kids and your grandkids ask you in the future
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everything was on the line, you'll be able to say you voted for a stronger, fairer, better america where we build bridges, not walls. >> reporter: clinton argues that she has a reputation for building consensus in the senate and that she can do it in the c white house, too. >> pelley: nancy cordes, thankd you very much. on to major garrett. major, what was trump's close today?he how did he try to wrap it ups with the voters? >> reporter: scott, the closing argument is this: everyone in american political life notd supporting donald trump is some combination of stupid, corrupt or weak. and in the case of hillary clinton, trump argues vigorously she's all three. he also lays before his supporters this proposition: if

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