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DUI and warrants listed on Loveland police blotter
12:49 p.m. In the 1800 block of East Eisenhower Boulevard, a 19-year-old Loveland man on suspicion of DUI, driving without a valid license, speeding and underage possession of alcohol and drug paraphernalia.
Fort Collins hemp company raises $3M
FORT COLLINS — New West Genetics LLC, a leading hemp genetics provider, has closed on a $3 million capital raise and is expanding operations. Investors included individuals and institutions in the cannabis and agriculture industry. The investment is convertible into equity.
Loveland police searching for missing girl with developmental disabilities
LOVELAND, Colo. — The Loveland Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance locating a missing child. 12-year-old Alexis Espinoza was last seen around 8:30 a.m. Saturday.
Christmas season brings fun events to Loveland area
Looking for something fun to do this week? There are plenty of options in Northern Colorado, many aimed to get you in the holiday spirit. The Loveland Choral Society will present its "Christmastime is Here" at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14, 3 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16,
9Preps Mascot Challenge finalists visit 9NEWS
DENVER — Loco the Lobo and Clyde the Lambkin need your votes. On Saturday, the Rocky Mountain and Fort Collins high school mascots visited the 9NEWS studios to help with the news, weather and sports segments. But they were also there to win your vote.
Troubled Global Village Academy charter school in Fort Collins told to close by June 30
After years of turnover and turmoil, Global Village Academy in Fort Collins will have to fight to stay open after June 30 — otherwise about 177 students will have to find new schools.
Ross proving up house dedicated
Scotsman James Ross left his native home in 1887 to seek a new life. His first job was for Fort Collins businessman Jessie Harris to bring Percheron horses from Europe. Ross was hired by Harris to care for the animals during the long ocean voyage followed by the trip across the county to Fort Collin
Plans for former Old Town Fort Collins tire shop still coming into focus 4 years later
It's taken more than four years. but plans for a major redevelopment of the southwest corner of Mountain Avenue and Mathews Street in Old Town Fort Collins are coming into focus, sort of.
Denver, Aurora, Fort Collins, Broomfield investigating numerous bomb threats amid wave of similar hoaxes nationwide
Police in Denver, Aurora, Fort Collins and Broomfield were investigating multiple bomb threats Thursday afternoon, part of a string of threats the FBI says are occurring around the country.
Loveland police seek Target shoplifter
The Loveland Police Department is seeking the identity of a man suspected of shoplifting at Target on Nov. 28. A Facebook post Thursday from Loveland police depicted still images from surveillance footage of a man in the phone and technology aisle of the store at 1725 Rocky Mountain Ave.
Think recycling during the holidays
Don’t trash it, recycle it instead. The Larimer County Landfill is accepting Christmas trees from Larimer County residents for free, from Dec. 21 to Jan. 21, 2019. Remember to remove stands, bags and all decorations before disposal. Residents bringing Christmas trees only can use the ‘No Trash’ lane
This Fort Collins lawyer gave up ballet for her law career. Then she found a way to do both.
Lawyer Rikke Liska found herself revisiting her childhood dream of being a ballerina as she sat in a concert hall watching dancers on stage. She was jealous. She kept thinking, “I could do that.”
Theft, DUI, concealed weapon, assault on Loveland police blotter
3:42 p.m. At East Eisenhower Boulevard and North Madison Avenue, a 21-year-old transient man on suspicion of theft, trespassing and further warrants alleging theft, failure to comply with drug charges and failure to appear in court for theft charges.
Cancun Mexican Grill & Cantina opens in Fort Collins
The newest Mexican restaurant in Fort Collins wants to showcase the oceans of Mexico. Cancun Mexican Grill & Cantina opened at 2567 S. Shields St. on Thursday near the intersection with Drake Road with several menu items dedicated to Mexican seafood dishes — including fish, shrimp and octopus.
9-year-old girl, family search for cherished photos after roadside memorial mysteriously disappears
Every Christmas, Roger Talbot and his 9-year-old daughter, McKenzie, would go get photos taken together. But this year, that tradition will end. In March, Roger Talbot, 28, died in a car crash at Harmony and Timberline roads. McKenzie was also in the car and was transported to the hospital with mino
Serious crash closes multiple lanes of I-25 in Colorado Springs
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - A serious crash closed multiple lanes of northbound I-25 Thursday evening. The crash happened on the interstate near the Fontanero exit forcing the closure of two lanes just before 4 p.m. At least one person was seriously injured.
Forbes rates Fort Collins as top place to visit in 2019
A national publication recently ranked Fort Collins as a top U.S. travel destination to visit in 2019. Forbes Magazine listed the Choice City among 14 recommended travel locations in the article that published last week. Fort Collins was listed with major cities like Baltimore and Nashville, Tenness
Thursday Crime Stories: Wife’s friends smelled a rat in Colorado killer dad Chris Watts
Nancy Grace’s website CrimeOnline.com obtained more revealing documents and recordings from the investigation of Colorado killer dad Chris Watts. Grace discusses the revelations with forensics expert Joseph Scott Morgan — author of “Blood Beneath My Feet,” North Carolina family & divorce lawyer Kath
Larimer County sheriff investigating “possible criminal activity” at Buddhist retreat Shambhala Mountain Center
The Larimer County Sheriff’s Office this week confirmed it’s investigating “possible criminal activity” at the Shambhala Mountain Center, a Buddhist retreat in the foothills west of Fort Collins.
Man arrested after allegedly lighting couch on fire inside Fort Collins church
Police arrested a man on suspicion of arson after they say he broke into a church and lit a couch inside on fire. Officers responded to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 630 S. Meldrum St., about 3 p.m. Dec. 4 to a report of a man who stated he planned to burn down the church, accordi