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After Housing Crisis, Aurora Using Pot Funds to Resettle Motel Residents

On June 7, the King's Inn Motel on East Colfax Avenue was in crisis mode. Residents, some of whom had lived there for as long as fifteen years, were outraged to find that the motel management was changing hands - and that the new managers had nearly doubled the prices overnight, despite filthy livin

WESTWORD - 2017-09-19 14:23:00

Aurora Mayor Steve Hogan blames RTD for low R-Line ridership

When we say no one is riding the new R line - that's only a slight exaggeration. Ridership is less than half of projections - so RTD wants to cut service by about the same amount. When we say no one is riding the new R line - that's only a slight exaggeration. Ridership is less than half of projecti

9NEWS - 2017-09-19 00:55:44

10 people - including 2 kids - displaced by Aurora fire

AURORA - Ten people - two of them children - don't have a place to live after a fire broke out early Monday morning at an apartment complex near Lowry. The fire was first reported at around 1:50 a.m. at an apartment on 1208 N. Dallas Street, according to Tony Krenz, a spokesperson for Aurora Fire Re

9NEWS - 2017-09-18 17:52:16

RTD pushes back against Aurora mayor, says A Line approval is getting closer

DENVER - The A Line worked just fine on Tuesday, but RTD was riding the struggle bus, like many of its customers, because five trains hit a snag in the above cables that needed to be repaired. Still, RTD spokesperson Nate Currey stopped by 9NEWS for an interview with Next with Kyle Clark - one day a

9NEWS - 2017-09-20 02:10:36

Four places for art supplies and hands-on crafting in Aurora

Children paint canvases during a kids camp at the Paint Cellar at Southlands on March 29, 2017, in Englewood, Colorado. The Paint Cellar at Southlands offers sip and paint classes for adults and kids art camps during the day. (Photo by Seth McConnell/The Denver Post) It's never too late to get in to

DENVER POST - 2017-09-19 21:31:20

Northwest Aurora apartment fire under invstigation

Fire crews and police used ladders to rescue several people and bystanders also grabbed ladders from a nearby painting truck to save people. Close to a dozen families remain out of their homes Tuesday after a Monday morning fire ripped through all three stories of a northwest Aurora apartment comple

AURORA SENTINEL - 2017-09-19 15:42:41

Aurora apartment fire injures five

AURORA - An Apartment Fire Monday morning left five people injured and eleven residents with damage to their homes. The fire broke out around 1:50 a.m. at 1208 North Dallas Street in apartment 102. The Aurora Fire Department had to conduct ladder rescues as part of the evacuation. Eleven apartments

9NEWS - 2017-09-18 12:15:23

2 people found dead inside southwest Denver home

DENVER - Two people were found dead inside a home in southwest Denver on Monday afternoon, Denver police said. The bodies of the people were found at the home in the 4700 block of West Yale Avenue near South Winona Court, according to police. The people inside the home have not been identified, but

KDVR.COM - 2017-09-18 23:18:44

Weather Alert: Warnings Issued For Tuesday As Wildfire Threat Grows

DENVER (CBS4) - We don't normally think of mid-September as being prime for large wildfires to develop but that will be our reality this week. With signs of early drought developing along the Front Range we're worried about the forecast on Tuesday, which includes unseasonably warm temperatures and s

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-18 19:48:00

Fighting Back Against Plan to Trash Campus Sexual-Assault Rules

Controversial Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has called for sweeping changes in how sexual-assault accusations are handled on college campuses. Now, against the backdrop of numerous lawsuits filed against universities in Colorado on behalf of men accused in such cases, who maintain th

WESTWORD - 2017-09-19 12:46:00

Denver hit by "haboob?" late Tuesday

Chris Tomer. Denver haboob. DENVER - Typically we think of the giant dust storms that envelop desert areas of Arizona being called haboobs. Denver had a very weak version of a haboob late Tuesday. A haboob is most appropriately used to define a violent dust storm in Sudan. Yet, the use of the term h

KDVR.COM - 2017-09-20 02:28:25

Denver's Latest Strategy to Kill the Denver 420 Rally

Organizers of the Denver 420 Rally have been prohibited from applying for a Denver event permit for three years as a result of complaints about security and cleanup issues at this year's edition, and their priority status with the city was rescinded. Attorney Rob Corry, representing lead planner Mig

WESTWORD - 2017-09-19 11:42:37

GALLERY: This 1800s carriage house in Denver is the most popular Airbnb in Colorado

Fire Weather Warning issued September 19 at 10:51AM MDT expiring September 19 at 8:00PM MDT in effect for: Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Broomfield, Clear Creek, Denver, Douglas, Elbert, Gilpin, Grand, Jefferson, Larimer, Lincoln, Logan, Morgan, Park, Phillips, Sedgwick, Summit, Washington, Weld Fire

DENVER CHANNEL - 2017-09-19 19:06:47

Denver's new affordable housing plan details how it might spend its $150 million fund

The city of Denver could pursue community land trusts and help its partners buy up small apartment buildings under a five-year proposal to create and maintain affordable housing for thousands of residents struggling to stay in the city. Called "Housing an Inclusive Denver," the report is the city's

DENVER POST - 2017-09-19 21:55:09

Tractor-trailer fire on Havana Street in Denver

A tractor-trailer caught fire on Havana Street at 45th Street in Denver on Tuesday morning. Overheated brakes appear to have led to the fire, according to the Denver Fire Department. The tractor-trailer is carrying food, and there are no injuries. The fire started at about 5:58 a.m., and at 6:50 a.

DENVER POST - 2017-09-19 13:11:44

Denver police officers will get raise if City Council approves union contract

Denver police officers could receive raises over the next three years if City Council approves an agreement reached between the police union and city officials. The Denver Police Department's more than 1,425 officers would receive a 3.5-percent raise in 2018 and 3.25-percent raises in 2019 and 2020

DENVER POST - 2017-09-19 13:00:20

4/20 Rally Organizer Claims 'Witch Hunt'

DENVER (CBS4) - On April 20 every year, Denver's Civic Center Park goes up in smoke. The crowd counts down the seconds to 4:20 p.m. and then lights up their marijuana cigarettes and more. (credit: CBS) Miguel Lopez has been the organizer and permit holder for the event for many years. He is appealin

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-20 00:48:00

Volunteers Help Connect Homeless With Services

DENVER (CBS4)- A growing number of the homeless living on Denver's streets are families with young children. More than half of all those on the streets are families. (credit: CBS) The City and County of Denver are teaming up with non-profits to connect those in need with services. Project Homeless C

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-19 21:07:00

How the Broncos quarterbacks fared in Madden NFL 18 simulations

Entering the 2017 NFL season, the biggest question in Denver was who's going to be the Broncos starting quarterback. Trevor Siemian won for the second straight year and after Week 2, he's led the Broncos to a 2-0 start. But how would Paxton Lynch or Brock Osweiler have done if they had won the start

DENVER POST - 2017-09-19 19:59:37

Chicken "Rescue" Involved Awful Music, Lying to 8-Year-Old, Farm Owner Says

On Sunday, September 17, as we've reported, the local animal activist group Denver Baby Animal Save posted a video about what it characterizes as a rescue of three chickens from Long Shadow Farm in Berthoud. Larry and Kristin Ramey, the co-owners of the farm, call it something else: theft that invol

WESTWORD - 2017-09-19 13:31:02