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Fort Collins man says father’s ashes were in package stolen from porch

FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- Imagine reconnecting with your father, only to lose him again. For Austin Baker, it's a heartbreaking reality that has a new wave of grief. "We moved here. He moved to the East Coast and then he found me on Facebook about eight years ago," Baker said, referring to his father.


Man sentenced to 30 years after pleading guilty to murdering Fort Collins woman Kimberlee Graves

FORT COLLINS, Colo. — A Colorado man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for the death of a woman whose body was found in Lory State Park. The Fort Collins Coloradoan reports 31-year-old Khalid White was sentenced Thursday after pleading guilty to the second-degree murder of Kimberlee Graves.


Here's how much snow fell in Colorado during the Feb. 22, 2019 snowstorm

DENVER -- A storm system that moved through Colorado early Friday evening snarled traffic, left many stranded at the airport and left descent amount of snow in some areas around the Denver metro.


Hundreds of kids experience science in Fort Collins this weekend

It has been 28 years since the Little Shop of Physics began at Colorado State University. The traveling program with hands on experiments and demonstrations visits thousands of students every year around the world.


Colorado’s prisons are bursting at the seams. Lawmakers are searching for solutions.

Colorado lawmakers on Friday listened as state officials offered proposals and previewed bills that would tackle criminal justice reforms, including alleviating the state’s packed prison system and whether to reopen a $200 million empty building.


Larimer County's Most Wanted is Jeremy Schaeffer of Loveland

FORT COLLINS — The Larimer County Sheriff's Office has named Jeremy John Schaeffer as this week's most wanted person in the county. Schaeffer, who turned 33 last week, has outstanding warrants alleging failure to appear in court for weapons possession as a previous offender, five counts of habitual


Man arrested following sexual assault investigation

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (RELEASE) - On February 19, 2019, Larimer County Sheriff’s Office investigators arrested Johjan Ignacio Rodriguez (05/26/1999) of Wellington after a year-long sexual assault investigation. Rodriguez was booked into the Larimer County Jail on a warrant for Sexual Assault (Class 4


Sighting of 8 to 10 mountain lions in small town residential area prompts official warning in Colorado

Mountain lions continue to be a hot topic in Colorado news coverage, with frequency of sightings occurring at a seemingly higher rate than in recent years. In the most recent lion-related news, Colorado Parks and Wildlife has issued an official warning to residents in the town of Edwards after 8 to


Parts of southwestern Colorado saw 3 feet of snow and the pictures are amazing

Three feet of snow fell in parts of southwestern Colorado since Thursday. While some people around the metro area may be complaining about Friday night's snow, it's nothing compared to what areas in southwestern Colorado saw.


Colorado Lawmakers Propose New Winter Driving Rules For I-70

Colorado lawmakers are renewing an effort to prevent accidents and travel headaches on Interstate 70 in the mountains. A bill introduced in the House of Representatives on Thursday would require drivers to carry chains or have tires with sufficient tread throughout the entire winter season on the in


Kelsey Berreth Update: Investigators To Search Landfill For Missing Colorado Woman

Colorado authorities announced plans Thursday to search a landfill for the possible remains of a woman who went missing on Thanksgiving. Police in Woodland Park stated that the search for Kelsey Berreth, a 29-year-old mother, could last for months and that they expect to find evidence approximately


Man stops breathing, dies during confrontation with Weld County deputies

WELD COUNTY, Colo. — A death investigation is underway after a man stopped breathing and then died early Saturday morning while fighting with Weld County deputies, law enforcement said.


VIDEO: Otters In Colorado Springs Love The Snow

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) – River otters at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado Springs are loving the snow. Zookeepers caught them in action on Friday. The otters rolled around, soaking up all the cold snow.


Woman warns others after her dog suffocates on a bag of chips

FORT COLLINS, Colo. — A Fort Collins woman is warning others after she said her dog suffocated on a bag of chips. Jillian Burkley said in a Facebook post that she found her dog, West, unresponsive Wednesday after getting home from work.


Two men arrested in armed robbery in Colorado Springs

Two men were arrested on suspicion of trying to rob a man of their wallet early Saturday south of downtown Colorado Springs, police said. Justa fter 3:30 a.m. two men pointed a gun at another man in the 1600 block of South Nevada Avenue and demanded his wallet.


Deputies looking for suspect, two accomplices in shooting outside Colorado Springs club

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Deputies are looking for three people in connection with a shooting outside of a southern Colorado Springs club early Friday morning. Deputies said around 12:15 a.m., they were called to Déjà vu Showgirls on B Street to investigate a report of a man firing shots. When deput


Loveland police arrest man for menacing

6:07 p.m. In the 1600 block of East 17th Street, a 21-year-old Loveland man on warrants alleging failure to report an accident and criminal mischief. 6:20 p.m. In the 1500 block of North Dotsero Avenue, a 53-year-old Loveland man on suspicion of menacing with a deadly weapon, possession of weapons a


CBD gains popularity in Colorado as users tout benefits

Colorado is preparing to see heavy growth in the hemp industry this year, particularly in regards to one of the most popular hemp-derived products, CBD. CBD, short for cannabidiol, is a non-psychoactive compound found in hemp, a relative of marijuana, that is low in THC, which is the compound in mar


Victims of mass shooting at Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood can sue over lax security, appeals court rules

Victims of the 2015 mass shooting at the Colorado Springs' lone Planned Parenthood can sue the reproductive health care nonprofit over what they claim was lax security, a Colorado appeals court ruled Thursday.


Colorado Springs on Accident Alert status

Colorado Springs was placed on Accident Alert status Friday evening. The city went on accident alert in response to road conditions at about 8:21 p.m. The alert came soon after snow started falling in the area.