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Man suspected in NoCo shootings formally charged with murder, attempted murder

A man suspected in two shootings in Northern Colorado was formally charged on Tuesday morning. Christopher Parker, 35, faces one count of first-degree murder and a second count of attempted first-degree murder. Parker is suspected in two shootings in Loveland in June of 2015. In the first, someone s

9NEWS - 2018-03-20 20:40:00

Suspect in 2015 homicide investigated by Northern Colorado shooting task force to appear in court May 17

The Northern Colorado Shooting Task Force held a press conference Thursday at the Loveland Police Department, with an update and arrest in the 2015 shootings that included Connole's killing. Saja Hindi The public defender of the man accused in two 2015 shootings has requested two months to review "

COLORADOAN - 2018-03-20 15:49:38

Report: Killer discussed murder with at least 2 people prior to his death

One week before police found Sherri Allman's body, the 66-year-old woman told her daughter that a stranger had stopped by her Fort Collins home. Allman had moved to a unit in the North College Manufactured Housing Community in north Fort Collins from Westminster in April 2016 after her husband died,

COLORADOAN - 2018-03-21 01:36:34

Fort Collins weather: Get ready for a warm spring, National Weather Service says

Fort Collins is greeting spring with a spurt of warm, sunny days, including a predicted high of 70 degrees on Thursday. The rest of the season will follow a pretty similar recipe, if the National Weather Service's seasonal predictions hold true. The NWS Climate Prediction Center forecasts a strong

COLORADOAN - 2018-03-20 21:16:33

Fort Collins American Furniture Warehouse seeks special approval for 60-foot-tall sign along I-25

American Furniture Warehouse has asked Larimer County for permission to post a 60-foot-tall free-standing sign that would be nearly four times as large as is allowed under county rules - a variance that the county planning staff will recommend the Larimer County commissioners deny. The furniture sto

LONGMONT DAILY TIMES-CALL - 2018-03-19 22:29:17

Banner Health cuts 'handful' of jobs in Northern Colorado

LOVELAND -- Banner Health, which operates McKee Medical Center in Loveland and two other Northern Colorado hospitals, has eliminated "a handful" of positions at those facilities, company officials say. Margo Karsten, CEO of Banner in Northern Colorado, confirmed last week that the Phoenix-based heal

REPORTERHERALD.COM - 2018-03-20 23:12:25

Kimbal Musk's passion for food reaches Fort Collins, but no plans for Mars yet

While his brother is plotting ways to put man on Mars, Kimbal Musk is focused on transforming the earthly food system. Elon's 45-year-old younger brother arrived in Fort Collins in his red Tesla 3 on Tuesday morning, attending the ribbon-cutting for a new learning garden at Harris Bilingual Immersio

COLORADOAN - 2018-03-21 02:00:04

'Grocerants' on rise in Fort Collins food scene

During the weekday lunch rush at the Fort Collins Whole Foods store, you are just as likely to find customers with plates and to-go boxes as those with shopping carts. About a quarter of the space inside the Midtown grocery store is dedicated to a food court. There's something for every appetite, fr

COLORADOAN - 2018-03-20 00:00:01

Grant to pay for co-responders for Loveland, Larimer, Fort Collins law enforcement

A total of six behavioral specialists should be available to help law enforcement officers on crisis calls by this July thanks to a $397,000 grant from the Colorado Department of Human Services, which the Larimer County commissioners formally accepted by a 3-0 vote Tuesday. The grant, which is a par

REPORTERHERALD.COM - 2018-03-21 01:53:13

Colorado toddler, 2, dies after he was found following Amber Alert, family confirms

Winter Weather Advisory issued March 18 at 2:55PM MDT expiring March 19 at 6:00AM MDT in effect for: El Paso Winter Weather Advisory issued March 18 at 2:55PM MDT expiring March 19 at 6:00AM MDT in effect for: Conejos, Mineral, Rio Grande Winter Weather Advisory issued March 18 at 2:55PM MDT ex


Final 4: Vote for Fort Collins' best burger

And then there were four. In our March Madness challenge to crown Fort Collins' best burger, the field of contestants has been trimmed from 80 to the Final Four. More than 10,000 reader votes were cast last week, with the top spots rotating frequently. The contest resumes this week with a new round

COLORADOAN - 2018-03-19 19:56:09

Fort Collins motorcyclist seriously injured in Berthoud crash

Subscribed, but don't have a login? A motorcyclist from Fort Collins was seriously injured in a crash Sunday afternoon in Berthoud, according to a Larimer County Sheriff's Office news release. About 12:25 p.m., the sheriff's office was notified of a crash in the 600 block of East Highway 56 in Berth


Restaurant inspections: The Garlic Knot rates 'good'

The Larimer County health department regularly inspects all area restaurants and food services. The department is most concerned about critical violations that have the potential to spread foodborne illnesses. This report is for the week of March 12-18. Full reports can be viewed at www.larimer.org/

COLORADOAN - 2018-03-19 20:58:39

Fort Collins native pursues unconventional Olympic dream

Every two years, we all do it. Sitting on the couch - hand stuffed into a Pringles can - we watch as the pageantry of the Olympics unfold across our televisions. The death-defying jumps, heart-racing sprints and glorious medal ceremonies overtake our lives. It starts innocently, with minor Google se

COLORADOAN - 2018-03-20 12:00:02

Suspect in Kimberlee Graves killing appears in court for the first time in 2 months

Subscribed, but don't have a login? The Fort Collins man accused of strangling and sexually assaulting 41-year-old Kimberlee Graves appeared in court for the first time in nearly two months Monday. Khalid White, 30, appeared for a status conference at the Larimer County Justice Center, during which

COLORADOAN - 2018-03-19 20:15:49

The Cafe at Ginger and Baker offers comfort food patio dining

This is a first-person account from a Coloradoan staff member's trip to a local establishment, written to share insights with you before you try it out. Name of business: The Cafe at Ginger and Baker Where it's located: 359 Linden St., Fort Collins, inside the renovated historic Northern Colorado Fe

COLORADOAN - 2018-03-19 15:16:26

Windsor janitor nominated for Janitor of the Year award

Colleagues nominated Rudy Hernandez, a janitor at Tozer Elementary School in Windsor, for Cintas' Janitor of the Year award. Hernandez made it to the top 10. Kelly Ragan Staff at Tozer Elementary School in Windsor nominated Rudy Hernandez for the Cintas Corporation's Janitor of the Year award. Winn

COLORADOAN - 2018-03-19 21:05:14

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Loveland man's arrest could be linked to 2015 shootings in Northern Colorado that killed 2

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1 taken to hospital after head-on collision north of Windsor

A person has been taken to Medical Center of the Rockies after a head-on collision north of Windsor this morning. According to Windsor Police spokesman Lt. Craig Dodd, the person sustained serious injuries in a two-vehicle collision before on Colo. 257 between Weld County roads 72 and 74. Dodd said