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Three-vehicle crash closes Colfax Avenue at Speer Boulevard in both directions


Created: Wed, 29 Jan 2020 13:34:11 GMT

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Police in Denver have closed Colfax Avenue in both directions at Speer Boulevard for a three-vehicle crash.

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A minor storm for Colorado on Wednesday


Created: Wed, 29 Jan 2020 11:58:23 GMT

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Our next weather disturbance moves in Wednesday, bringing the chance for light snow to Denver.

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RTD board names interim general manager — and turns to search for long-term leader


Created: Wed, 29 Jan 2020 06:22:53 GMT

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The Regional Transportation District on Tuesday tabbed the former leader of a Texas transit agency to take the reins of the metro Denver system while it searches for a permanent general manager and CEO.

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'Strive to Thrive' offering a helping hand to people in Douglas County


Created: Wed, 29 Jan 2020 05:29:54 GMT

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Even one of the wealthiest counties in the nation is feeling the sting of poverty. U.S. News and World Report recently ranked Douglas County as the eighth wealthiest county in the country. But those glowing numbers are hiding another fact — rising levels of families struggling to make ends meet.

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Coronavirus concerns stop Parker's couple trip to Asia, say cruise line refuses to issue refund


Created: Wed, 29 Jan 2020 05:01:47 GMT

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Michelle and Ray Downing love to travel and they thought their upcoming cruise through Asia was going to be one to remember, but plans changed as the coronavirus spread.

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Audit: Colorado could be losing tax funds from unreported oil and gas energy production


Created: Wed, 29 Jan 2020 04:30:29 GMT

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A state audit found Colorado may be losing significant tax revenue due to oil and gas companies failing to submit thousands of monthly reports used to track how much energy they produce.

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Colorado city settles police shooting lawsuit for nearly $9M


Created: Wed, 29 Jan 2020 03:24:53 GMT

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A Colorado city agreed to pay nearly $9 million to settle claims from an officer-involved shooting that left one person dead and another paralyzed, officials said.

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Blue Mesa Reservoir fishing tournament to award $10,000 in cash prizes


Created: Wed, 29 Jan 2020 02:31:56 GMT

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If you’d like to reel in a little more than just fish this summer, you’re going to have to make the trip to western Colorado.

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Son arrested, accused of shooting and killing mother at Aurora home


Created: Wed, 29 Jan 2020 02:11:29 GMT

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Police in Aurora have arrested a 41-year-old man who is accused of shooting and killing his mother.

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'It's a Pandora's box that we opened': Fort Collins police on human trafficking


Created: Wed, 29 Jan 2020 01:21:27 GMT

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January is National Human Trafficking month, and while Hollywood often projects images of kidnappings and victims being tied up, the truth is surprising and eye-opening.

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Hundreds of DU students and faculty gather to raise awareness of sexual assaults on campus


Created: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 23:58:24 GMT

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The three female students who helped organize the protest say they'll keep fighting to raise awareness.

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Broncos hire Mike Shula as quarterbacks coach


Created: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 23:57:59 GMT

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The Broncos aim to improve an underwhelming offense. The coaching staff changes, as expected, include the hiring of Mike Shula as quarterbacks coach.

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How a Colorado boulder broke off from a mountainside and broke the Twitter machines


Created: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 23:49:22 GMT

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Rocks and boulders on mountainous roads are just some of the hazards Colorado drivers have to watch out for.

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Endangered Michigan children, ages 7 and 9, believed to be in Colorado


Created: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 23:12:07 GMT

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Authorities from both Michigan and Colorado want your help to find two kids, both less than 10 years old, who are believed to be in danger.

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'Trapped' no more: Denver senior gets brand new wheelchair ramp after Contact7 story


Created: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 22:26:35 GMT

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It only took a week for a Denver senior to go from “trapped” in her own home back to having her independence thanks to “life changing” help from Contact7 and business with a big heart.

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Colorado’s third possible coronavirus case comes back negative; officials say risk to public is low


Created: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 21:44:27 GMT

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A third possible case of coronavirus in Colorado has come back negative, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment announced Tuesday.

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Wrong-way driver causes crash on SB I-225, shuts down highway for several hours


Created: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 21:11:05 GMT

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A multi-vehicle crash has closed all southbound lanes of Interstate 225 at Illiff Avenue in Aurora Tuesday.

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Woman sues the Denver Police Department for allegedly burning her house down in standoff


Created: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 19:57:37 GMT

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A woman suing the Denver Police Department is alleging that officers with the department’s SWAT team destroyed her home when a fire broke out after a chemical grenade was thrown into her residence during a standoff last year.

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Atari wants to build a video game-themed hotel in Denver


Created: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 18:49:56 GMT

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The first of several Atari-branded hotels will break ground in Phoenix later this year.

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Krystal Kenney sentenced to 3 years in prison in connection to the Kelsey Berreth case


Created: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 18:01:57 GMT

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Judge Scott Sells sentenced Krystal Lee Kenney, 33, to three years in prison Tuesday morning — the maximum allowed under her plea deal. Her prison sentence will be followed by a year of mandatory parole.

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Volunteer dedicated to preserving Niwot's roots


Created: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 15:40:14 GMT

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A volunteer in Niwot finds a deep connection to her community by preserving the area's history.

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Thornton mom steps in to help a library facing cuts


Created: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 15:34:58 GMT

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When a Thornton mom heard her child's elementary school was eliminating the librarian position, she stepped in to help.

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Denver's precipitation-free January comes to an end after half-inch of snow falls at airport


Created: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 14:10:00 GMT

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The city’s precipitation-free January came to an end Monday, though the meager snowfall at Denver International Airport didn’t do much to satiate those who are craving a snowy winter.

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Patrick Frazee files notice to appeal murder conviction, life sentence


Created: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 13:38:47 GMT

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Public defenders have filed notice that Patrick Frazee, the man convicted in November of killing his fiancée Kelsey Berreth in 2018, plans to appeal his conviction on first-degree murder and other counts, court records show.

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A minor storm for Colorado on Wednesday


Created: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 11:45:51 GMT

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Our next weather disturbance moves in Wednesday, bringing the chance for light snow to Denver.

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Driving You Crazy: When will Gun Club Road be widened south of Quincy?


Created: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 11:36:11 GMT

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Veteran defends $50 million lawsuit against Denver after homeless camping arrest


Created: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 07:14:19 GMT

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A former homeless veteran is defending a $50 million lawsuit he filed against the City of Denver after the case was dismissed following his arrest last May.

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'Batman' seeking public's help finding vandals who caused $2,000+ worth of damage to business


Created: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 04:52:44 GMT

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Zack Loffert has spent the last five years dressing up as Batman.

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When it comes to repairing Colorado roads, is there a better solution than the gas tax?


Created: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 04:04:39 GMT

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The gas tax was created in 1933 to help fund transportation needs and was raised incrementally over time. However, the incremental raises stopped in the 1990’s once the Taxpayer Bill of Rights, otherwise known as TABOR, was signed into law in Colorado. Is it time for the gas tax to come back?

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Colorado native quarantined in Wuhan, China, due to coronavirus


Created: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 01:13:38 GMT

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A Colorado native who has lived in China for nearly a decade says he and his family are stranded as Chinese authorities respond to the coronavirus outbreak.

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