Most talked about 9News Denver stories

Why we got so much snow

9news.com — DENVER - Heavy bands of snow are moving into metro Denver overnight as a cold front slams into the Front Range, according to the Colorado weather forecast. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for parts of Boulder, Jefferson, Broomfield, Denver, Adams, Arapahoe, Douglas, and Elbert counties until 5 am Sunday.

Vote for your favorite Super Bowl commercials

9news.com — KUSA - It's time for the annual tradition of loving, hating and ranking Super Bowl commercials. During the game vote in the 9NEWS Local Ad Meter. Results will be announced during 9NEWS' two newscasts, which follow The Blacklist and The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.

Roadrunners debut new baseball facility at Metro State

9news.com — After years of construction and planning, the Metro State Roadrunners opened up their brand new baseball field at the Regency Athletic Complex on Friday morning. "We've been working on this for about five years, to get this complex going," said athletic director Joan McDermott.

PREVIEW: Unruly passengers causing havoc mid-flight

9news.com — KUSA - From biting and spitting to violent drunks, USA Today and 9Wants to Know will reveal on Sunday night what happens to the people who freak out and meltdown in mid-flight. Over the last 20 years, the FAA has taken action against thousands of unruly passengers.
Jan 31, 2015

My favorite comment from a viewer about my upcoming #AirRage report: "They put up statues of demons on DIA and... fb.me/3BkIsoNsb

9 Super Bowl comfort food recipes

9news.com — KUSA - This may not be the Super Bowl you were hoping to see. But Sunday's game still is a good reason to try out new food - and perhaps a comfort recipe. Share your favorite recipes with us in the comments and we will pin them to our board.

Hick wants answers on exchange 'screwing up'

9news.com — DENVER-Gov. John Hickenlooper (D-Colorado) wants answers after a 9NEWS investigation exposed a design flaw in the state health exchange which canceled the automatic renewal of up to 3,600 health plans without warning.

9NEWS, Foothills Animal Shelter host puppy bowl 2015

9news.com — KUSA - On Sunday, Animal Planet's annual Puppy Bowl and Hallmark's Kitten Bowl will create "ooh's" and "awe's" while encouraging viewers to adopt a shelter pet. 9NEWS has teamed up with Foothills Animal Shelter to host our own puppy bowl during 9NEWS at 4 p.m.
Jan 30, 2015

Doubt much "work" will get done while this is going on! 9NEWS, @FAShelter host puppy bowl 2015 9NEWS at 4pm on9news.tv/1KeLVTx

Former NFL ref turns 90 Super Bowl Sunday

9news.com — KUSA - A Denver native and retired NFL referee will be celebrating his 90th birthday this weekend on Super Bowl Sunday. It's the first time Ben Dreith has celebrated his birthday on game day. It's fitting for a guy who worked 31 years as a referee.
Jan 30, 2015

Don't forget to wish #HappyBirthdayBen to former NFL ref! He turns 90 on Super Bowl Sunday! @NBCSports on9news.tv/1LsAg7e

Jan 30, 2015

Local, former NFL ref turns 90 Super Bowl Sunday @noeltbrennan met him.. you got to see all his memorabilia 9news.com/story/sports/n… #9News

Super Bowl ????: Do you know the Roman numerals?

9news.com — KUSA - Let's face it - Roman numerals are hard. And yet we see them every year when the Super Bowl comes around. That doesn't mean any of us actually know what all those letters stand for. Test yourself & let us know how many you get right!
Jan 30, 2015

RT @erinmcclam: Our friends at @9NEWS ask people to form the Roman numeral for 49 using kiddie alphabet magnets. Facepalm ensues. 9news.com/story/life/201…

Jan 30, 2015

RT @erinmcclam: Our friends at @9NEWS ask people to form the Roman numeral for 49 using kiddie alphabet magnets. Facepalm ensues. 9news.com/story/life/201…

5 students arrested for sexually assaulting freshman

9news.com — ENGLEWOOD - Englewood Police have arrested five students from the Englewood School District for sexually assaulting a freshman girl at a party Sunday night. Investigators are looking for an additional male student who has fled Denver, according to a spokesperson with Englewood Schools.
Jan 30, 2015

5 students arrested for sexually assaulting freshman on9news.tv/1EuvX9y @Jessica9NEWS is reporting on this case today. #9NEWS

Jan 30, 2015

6 Englewood students allegedly sexually assault freshman girl at party. 5 boys arrested, 1 boy on the run. #9news 9news.com/story/news/cri…

Play "Un-Fantasy" Football during the Super Bowl

9news.com — Are you feeling deflated? Do you feel that you have to cheer for a team, but your least-favorite teams are in the big game? Are the commercials and the halftime performance the only reason's you'd watch?

JeffCo deputy dragged by car, driver on the loose

9news.com — JEFFERSON COUNTY - A Jefferson County Sheriff's deputy was dragged for a short distance after approaching a suspicious vehicle in the 5600 block of Yank Street in Jefferson County at about 10:30 p.m. Thursday. According to Jefferson County, as the deputy was making contact with the driver, the driver sped off, dragging the deputy.

Teen killed by cops had tried to elude officers before

9news.com — KUSA - Less than four weeks before Denver Police officers shot and killed Jessica Hernandez, a Colorado State Patrol officer reported the 17-year old tried to elude officers after being clocked at 80 mph in a 55 mph zone.
Jan 30, 2015

Story on #jessieHernandez eluding CSP story... Hoping to learn more from CSP today. ow.ly/Iejjk

1997 cold-case murder solved

9news.com — DENVER - The 1997 cold-case murder of Surle Goldfogel has been solved as of Friday, just over 18 years after her death. The suspect, Jonathan Clinton, died in 2003. Goldfogel was beaten to death in her home on Jan. 24, 1997 in the Crestmoor neighborhood in East Denver.

VA whistleblower answers your questions

9news.com — KUSA - 9Wants to Know has learned the Denver VA hospital kept an unofficial waiting list which delayed care for hundreds of veterans for up to six months at the VA sleep lab. On Wednesday the VA denied it had maintained a secret wait list.
Jan 29, 2015

RT @MelissaBlasius: Chat live now to the whistleblower who exposed rulebreakers at the Denver VA Hospital . @9News 9news.com/story/news/inv…

Jan 29, 2015

Chat live now to the whistleblower who exposed rulebreakers at the Denver VA Hospital . @9News 9news.com/story/news/inv…

Jan 29, 2015

RT @nicolevap: Hearing of nightmare waits at Denver's VA live with a Whistleblower in a #9news chat, tell us your story! ow.ly/IbVOH

Jan 29, 2015

Hearing of nightmare waits at Denver's VA live with a Whistleblower in a #9news chat, tell us your story! ow.ly/IbVOH

Former Buff makes Hollywood debut

9news.com — Being on screen is nothing new to Beau Williams. He made frequent appearances on TV during broadcasts of University of Colorado football games from 1998-2002. "It was one of the the most amazing experiences of my life. We were incredibly talented back then," Williams told 9NEWS. Injuries piled up for the Buffs tight end.
Jan 30, 2015

A former CU football player is still under the lights, but no longer needs a helmet: 9news.com/story/sports/2… #9News

Denver VA whistleblower alleges unauthorized scheduling practices

9news.com — DENVER - Department of Veterans Affairs officials are denying a whistleblower's allegations the Denver VA's sleep clinic had an improper waitlist, containing the names of more than 500 veterans. 9Wants to Know spent months looking into these concerns regarding the clinic, which performs diagnostic testing for disorders - including potentially deadly sleep apnea.
Jan 30, 2015

VA admits to 'unauthorized' waiting list at Denver hospital 9news.com/story/news/inv… via @wcnc

Jan 30, 2015

Pronounced 'secret.' RT @9NEWS: VA admits to 'unauthorized' waiting list at Denver hospital #9NEWS on9news.tv/1vegck9 #copolitics

Jan 30, 2015

Four months of work and this story still came down to the wire! Thanks to whistleblower Thomas Belinski and... fb.me/355D4sWqO

Jan 30, 2015

VA admits to 'unauthorized' waiting list at Denver hospital 9news.com/story/news/inv… via @9News

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Baby sees her mother for the first time

9news.com — CENTENNIAL - The bond between a mother and her daughter can be pretty special. Such is the case with Megan McMorris and her baby girl, Louise. Louise was born with a rare medical condition called albinism. The disease affects 1 in 17,000 people. It reduces the pigmentation in a person's hair, skin and eyes.
Jan 30, 2015

Watch this story! @kevintorres perfectly captured the tight bond btw this special baby girl and her Mom! 9news.com/story/life/201… #9News

Jan 30, 2015

Start your Friday with some good news! Here's my latest #9NEW report: Colo. baby sees her mom for the first time 9news.com/story/life/201…

Jan 30, 2015

@JasonPowles can u run this on @WKTV at noon Friday? It's on #NBV VOD :) Colo. baby sees her mom for the first time 9news.com/story/life/201…

Jan 29, 2015

Must watch as baby Louise sees her mom for the first time! Viral YouTube video features Denver family. 9news.com/story/life/201…

Exchange begins to notify non-renewed customers

9news.com — DENVER - Customers who unknowingly had their health insurance plans non-renewed by a glitch exposed by a 9NEWS investigation have begun to receive notices from Connect for Health Colorado to correct the issue. The design flaw, first exposed in a 9NEWS report last week, canceled the automatic renewal of plans if customers logged in and window-shopped for new coverage.
Jan 30, 2015

RT @BrandonRittiman: Exposure of renewal flaw by #9NEWS "saved me countless hours w/ @C4HCO fighting with them to do the right thing." 9news.com/story/news/loc…

Jan 30, 2015

Exposure of renewal flaw by #9NEWS "saved me countless hours w/ @C4HCO fighting with them to do the right thing." 9news.com/story/news/loc…

Jan 29, 2015

UPDATE: after #9NEWS investigation, @C4HCO begins to notify customers non-renewed by website flaw. 9news.com/story/news/loc… #COpolitics