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Check out this firefighter's fiery marriage proposal — KUSA - A trainee from Westminster Fire had a very special day Saturday, when he proposed to his girlfriend in front of a very unique (but also very fitting) backdrop. Tim Fletcher's proposal fell on family day for the North Metro Fire Rescue District's firefighting academy.

Hispanics slam governor for immigration remarks — DENVER (AP) - Colorado Hispanic activists are angry that the state's Democratic governor, John Hickenlooper, thinks it's fruitless to pursue citizenship for immigrants who are in the country illegally. Hickenlooper on Wednesday told the Wall Street Journal that activists and Democrats should stop demanding a pathway to citizenship for those 11 million people and instead settle for five-year guest worker permits while securing the southern border.
Nov 22, 2014

RT @davidsirota: Latino voters eke out win for CO gov, then gov says Dems shouldn't try to give immigrants a pathway to citizenship…

Nov 22, 2014

Latino voters eke out win for CO gov, then gov says Dems shouldn't try to give immigrants a pathway to citizenship…

Man arrested, woman missing after JeffCo abduction — The initial call came in around 5 a.m. from a man who was a passenger in a car driven by a woman. He said a white van driven by the woman's ex-boyfriend had been chasing them and rammed them near Mathews / Winters Park on Highway 93.
Nov 22, 2014

RT @9NEWS: #BREAKING: JeffCo abduction victim Megan Vandellen found safe in Denver near where the suspect was arrested. DETAILS:

Help those in need during Operation Free Bird — KUSA - Operation Free Bird is Saturday. The annual event put on by the Adam's County Sheriff's Office aims at helping people in the community . Sergeant Aaron Pataluna spoke to 9NEWS Saturday morning about the event. Operation Free Bird runs from noon to 4 p.m.
Nov 22, 2014

MT @AdamsCoSheriff: Operation Free Bird is today noon - 4 p.m. Take advantage of the nice weather and stop by...

Emmanuel Sanders expects to play Sunday — KUSA - Good news for Emmanuel Sanders fantasy football owner and better news for the Broncos. Sanders should play Sunday against Miami. The Broncos wide receiver has passed all the concussion protocol's and returned to practice for the first time this week on Friday. "I felt good," said Sanders.

Finding forever homes for Golden Retrievers — KUSA - We are coming up on Colorado Gives Day, an annual statewide movement to celebrate and increase online giving. It takes place on Dec. 9, 2014. That's when 9NEWS teams up with Colorado Gives, a website that puts the public in touch with nonprofit organizations that work on issues you care about.

Why you see beautiful sunsets in Colorado — KUSA - The sunrises and sunsets have been more spectacular than usual. Typically the best time to see them is in the fall and winter months in the mid-latitudes. But scenes like these don't happen just because. A few ingredients are necessary to get these great colors in the sky.

Owner of chained up pit bull: 'We don't abuse our dogs' — FORT COLLINS-The owner of a chained up dog known as Bolt says a Facebook page created to call attention to their dog is doing more harm than good. On Thursday, 9Wants to Know reported how images of a chained up dog just outside of Fort Collins went viral, with hundreds of people calling for animal control to seize the dog and cite the owner.
Nov 21, 2014

[UPDATE] #9NEWS - Owner of chained up dog in Fort Collins: "We don't abuse our dogs"

No sign of cancer after boy becomes 'radioactive' — Thursday's scan and the other scans he had this week collectively show no sign of cancer in his body. AURORA - There is no sign of cancer in Ben Brewer. This is the news the 13-year-old and his family were counting on Thursday, six weeks following an extreme procedure to get rid of the cancer.

9NEWS to air Obama's immigration address — KUSA - 9NEWS will air President Barack Obama's address on immigration from the White House in its entirety on Thursday. The speech will be on Channel 9 in the Denver market and begins shortly after 6 p.m. MST.

Owner of chained dog told to get better shelter — FORT COLLINS - 9Wants to Know is watching how animal control officers in Larimer County are handling a case of chained up dog that went viral online. A Facebook page titled "Dog Left Outside in Colorado for 8 Months" includes photos of the dog tethered by a chain outside in unincorporated Larimer County, southwest of Fort Collins.

Well-known piece of art being removed from DIA — DENVER - The fairly noticeable "Cloudscape" sculpture near Denver International Airport is being moved permanently to the Children's Museum of Denver. That means commuters on Interstate 25 will gain the view that drivers on Pena Boulevard are losing. Cloudscape has been on display on DIA land since 2010.
Nov 20, 2014

You now those cloud-looking sign things as you drive to DIA? I always thought they were old signs from an...

Douglas County may have your cash — KUSA - Check around your house. Is something missing? Perhaps an envelope containing a large amount of cash? If so, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office wants to reunite you with your money. The sheriff's office is looking for the rightful owner of the envelope of cash left at a Highlands Ranch restaurant in September.

Police: Man kills kitten in domestic dispute — DENVER - Denver Police are looking for a man who they say killed a kitten during a domestic-violence incident. Andres Sanchez-Luevano, 23, is wanted for aggravated animal cruelty. Police say the kitten belonged to the victim in the alleged domestic-violence incident, which occurred Monday. No other details were released.

Non-profit program expands access to AP courses — DENVER - The Colorado Education Initiative looked at the students who tend to take Advanced Placement courses to receive college credit in high school and saw a problem. Leaders CEI felt that the students taking these classes were not diverse enough.
Nov 20, 2014

Colorado Legacy Foundation celebrates improvement of AP classes to diverse students. #9News…

Results Thursday after boy becomes 'radioactive' — DENVER - Ben Brewer finds out Thursday if the cancer that has plagued him since he was two years old is gone. The 13-year-old Denver boy opted to become radioactive for four days in October in the hopes of wiping it out. Doctors at Children's Hospital Colorado injected liquid radiation into his body.
Nov 20, 2014

BIG day @childrenscolo! Ben who became radioactive to fight cancer finds out if it worked!… #9news