Record-setting triple digit heat, sunshine for Labor Day: Pinpoint Weather Alert Day

September 3, 2019

Today is a Pinpoint Weather Alert day due to the record-setting heat expected across the Front Range. The record breaking heat continues as we end our holiday weekend. Highs on Monday will make it into upper 90s and lower 100s across the Front Range. The record high for today in Denver is 95 degrees set back in 1983, which will be broken. The other record Denver could possibly break today…

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Dem. N.C. Governor Vetoes Bill Requiring Local, State Cops to Cooperate with ICE

August 26, 2019

North Carolina's Democratic governor, Roy Cooper, vetoed a bill Wednesday that would have required local and state police to cooperate with federal immigration authorities.Under the legislation, which passed the state House along party lines on Tuesday, local and state police would be required to detain illegal immigrants in their custody until Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents could retrieve them.“This legislation is simply about scoring partisan political points and using…

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Bullet-resistant backpacks popular choice for back-to-school shoppers

August 8, 2019

DENVER — After two mass shootings over the weekend and with children returning to school, parents across the country are facing the sad reality that they may feel safer investing in extra protection for their students. Now, many companies are marketing bullet-resistant backpacks and school supplies to parents. “After some of these mass shootings, I think a lot of parents go online and look for these things,” said parent Amy…

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How Cape Cod is defending against potential shark attacks

July 6, 2019

After at least 12 great white sharks were spotted in Cape Cod Bay this week, communities there are strengthening their defenses against possible shark attacks. Shark attacks are extremely rare — but these latest sightings have both tourists and the community worried as officials search for solutions. Don Dahler reports. Watch “CBS This Morning” HERE: http://bit.ly/1T88yAR Download the CBS News app on iOS HERE: https://apple.co/1tRNnUy Download the CBS News app…

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Half of all skydiving-related deaths in U.S. this year connected to Longmont business

July 5, 2019

LONGMONT, Colo. — It takes a special kind of person to jump out of a plane miles above the Earth. Family friends describe Brock Barto as exactly that, inspiring and passionate about skydiving. Barto died while skydiving with Mile-Hi Skydiving over the weekend, making him the third person to die from injuries related to a jump at the business in 2019. Four people have died from jumps at the businesses…

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