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Lawsuit: Colo. inmate forced to remove tooth with pliers

Lawsuit: Colo. inmate forced to remove tooth with pliersThe inmate says a jail employee and nurse gave him a pair of dirty, rusty pliers to extract his tooth.
  • Investigations
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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$7K raised for POW who lost life savings

$7K raised for POW who lost life savings9Wants to Know tracked down and confronted one of the suspects who's accused of scamming elderly people
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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Denver VA Hospital had more patient scheduling troubles

Denver VA Hospital had more patient scheduling troubles9Wants to Know has obtained a 2011 memo listing additional improper scheduling practices at the Denver VA Medical Center and its outpatient clinics.
  • Investigations
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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Viewers respond to POW who lost $140K

Viewers respond to POW who lost $140KA day after 9Wants to Know exposed suspected con-artists accused of scamming elderly people, including a Korean War POW, viewers are wondering how they can help.
  • Investigations
  • 2 weeks ago
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Suspect confronted over theft of veteran's life savings

Suspect confronted over theft of veteran's life savings9Wants to Know is investigating a ring of suspects accused of scamming numerous senior citizens.
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
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Public may never know true theater trial cost

Public may never know true theater trial costThe state may never know how much the James Holmes' trial will cost Colorado taxpayers.
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
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VA director's whistleblower threat outrages congressman

VA director's whistleblower threat outrages congressmanA Colorado congressman is calling for a broader investigation into wrongdoing at the Denver Veteran's Affairs Hospital after the hospital director made "veiled threats" to potential whistleblowers.
  • Investigations
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
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Denver VA Hospital director knew about secret list

Denver VA Hospital director knew about secret listThe head of Denver's VA Medical Center says she's known for years about the sleep lab's unauthorized patient list, which only became public last month when a whistleblower spoke out to 9Wants to Know.
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
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Family's tragedy could shed light on privacy laws

Family's tragedy could shed light on privacy lawsJust days before Ari Liggett poisoned his mother, she called his psychiatrist for information on him. By law, the psychiatrist could not call her back.
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
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LIVE CHAT: Rights of parents of mentally-ill adult

LIVE CHAT: Rights of parents of mentally-ill adultAri Liggett, 26, will spend the rest of his life in prison for poisoning and dismembering his mother
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
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Bloody prison stabbing falls under 'Make My Day Law'

Bloody prison stabbing falls under 'Make My Day Law'In a legal first, a Colorado prisoner has successfully used the state's Make My Day Law to defend himself in a prison killing.
  • Investigations
  • 3 weeks ago
Military

Director of troubled Denver VA hospital to retire

Director of troubled Denver VA hospital to retireThe director of Denver's Veterans Affairs hospital has submitted her resignation.
  • Military
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Local

When air rage passengers go to prison

When air rage passengers go to prisonA 9Wants to Know review of federal criminal cases reveals some unruly passengers end up spending months in prison for serious crimes on airplanes.
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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Investigations

Feds investigate veteran's death

Feds investigate veteran's deathFederal investigators will visit a Colorado VA hospital this week to determine whether a patient died due to inadequate care.
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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
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FAA rarely wields hefty penalty hammer with air rage

FAA rarely wields hefty penalty hammer with air rageOne man emerged from the lavatory naked, ran down the aisle and tried to barrel his way into the cockpit after a plane landed.
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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Local

Demands for full federal probe of secret waiting list

Demands for full federal probe of secret waiting listTwo Colorado Congressmen are demanding a new federal investigation of the Denver VA Hospital after 9Wants to Know exposed a secret waiting list used in the sleep lab.
  • Local
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Investigations

PREVIEW: Unruly passengers causing havoc mid-flight

PREVIEW: Unruly passengers causing havoc mid-flightUSA Today and 9Wants to Know will reveal what happens to the people who freak out and meltdown in mid flight.
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  • 4 weeks ago
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VA admits to 'unauthorized' waiting list at Denver hospital

VA admits to 'unauthorized' waiting list at Denver hospitalVeterans Affairs officials confirm whistleblower allegations about improper scheduling tactics at Denver's VA Hospital
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  • 4 weeks ago
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Teen killed by cops had tried to elude officers before

Teen killed by cops had tried to elude officers beforeLess than 4 weeks before Jessica Hernandez was shot and killed by cops, CSP says they chased her in Adams County.
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  • 4 weeks ago
Crime

Crime fighting 2.0: A new way of solving shooting cases

Crime fighting 2.0: A new way of solving shooting casesViolent criminals wreaking havoc on the metro area are being caught and prosecuted for shootings that may have gone unsolved.
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  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Investigations

VA whistleblower answers your questions

VA whistleblower answers your questionsThe whistleblower who informed 9Wants to Know of a secret patient wait list will answer your questions in a live chat.
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  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
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Witness to cop shooting tells her story

Witness to cop shooting tells her storyA teen inside the car when Denver police officers shot and killed a 17-year old girl on Monday tells 9Wants to Know her friend was shot before the car ended up striking at Denver police officer.
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  • 1 month ago
Local

The hidden cost of the death penalty in Colorado

The hidden cost of the death penalty in ColoradoFollowing months of questioning by 9Wants to Know on how the state is spending money on death penalty cases, a pair of bipartisan state legislators have introduced legislation to bring more transparency to the Colorado Public Defender's Office.
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  • 1 month ago
Investigations

I-News: Data show wage theft is common in Colo.

I-News: Data show wage theft is common in Colo.Wage theft – a term for employers illegally withholding wages – is rampant across Colorado.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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Business tangles with wage enforcement system for decades

Business tangles with wage enforcement system for decadesWard Boydstun misses his teeth. The 27-year-old left his dentures at the Bradley Petroleum gas station when he was escorted out in handcuffs two years ago.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Local

Should we stop labeling people 'sex offenders?'

Should we stop labeling people 'sex offenders?'A state regulatory board debated Friday whether the label "sex offender" was too stigmatizing to people who committed sex crimes.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Investigations

K9 Confidential: The lives of Front Range dogs

K9 Confidential: The lives of Front Range dogsAll this week, 9NEWS is bringing you a series of reports that highlight the lives of dogs in the metro area in partnership with I-News at Rocky Mountain PBS.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago