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Aurora man sentenced to 6 months in jail for using dog for sex acts; dog likely to be euthanized

An Arapahoe County judge on Tuesday sentenced Frederick Manzanares, 51, to six months in jail and two years of supervised probation for participating in sex acts with the dog and his former girlfriend. Manzanarespleaded guilty to two counts of misdemeanor animal crueltyin September.

DENVER POST - 2018-10-16 18:50:01

3 Denver officers cleared in shooting death of man who was mistaken for escaped inmate

Denver’s district attorney determined three police officers were justified when they shot and killed a man who had been mistaken for an escaped jail inmate, but lawyers for the man called the shooting “egregious” and are questioning whether the officers violated the department’s policies for firing

DENVER POST - 2018-10-16 18:02:59

Crash on I-25 north of Denver has southbound lanes closed at Dacono

I-25 SB: Crash at Exit 232 – Dacono (Erie). Road closed. All southbound lanes blocked at Erie Parkway, traffic passing on left shoulder— CDOT (@ColoradoDOT)October 16, 2018

DENVER POST - 2018-10-16 23:41:01

Colfax power outage affects customers in Denver, Aurora

As of 9 p.m., about 30,000 people were without power along one of Denver and Aurora's main thoroughfares, with another couple thousand without power near the Town Center At Aurora.

9NEWS - 2018-10-17 02:38:03

Orkin: Denver among 10 most rat-infested cities in the United States

According to pest control company Orkin, Denver is the 10th “rattiest” city, moving up one spot from last year’s list.

DENVER CHANNEL - 2018-10-15 22:35:30

Woman charged with vehicular homicide for deadly Westminster crash that killed passenger

Cheryl Denise Medina, 52, is charged with vehicular homicide – DUI, vehicular homicide, driving without insurance and driving under restraint.

DENVER CHANNEL - 2018-10-16 19:24:49

Student at Denver high school brought weapon to school, principal says in letter to parents

On Friday, staff at Montbello Career and Technical High School received a report that one of the students may have had a firearm on campus, according to a letter from Principal Karen Powell sent home to parents of Montbello Career and Technical High School students. The report came in late in the da

DENVER POST - 2018-10-16 15:38:31

Proposition 112: Dissecting the science behind the oil and gas setbacks initiative

"The OEHHA chronic benzene REL considers several studies published after USEPA's 2002 benzene assessment, which found increased efficiency of benzene metabolism at low doses, decreased peripheral blood cell counts at low doses (800−1860 μg/m3)…"

LONGMONT DAILY TIMES-CALL - 2018-10-17 03:48:48

Denver skate park closes; former managers hope to open elsewhere - BusinessDen

Evolve Action Sports Park, located at 730 S. Jason St. in Athmar Park, closed Sunday. Managers Jordan Gutierrez and Shay Rubino said they plan to rebrand the business as Radius Ramps and Cycles, and hope to open at a new spot in January.

BUSINESSDEN.COM - 2018-10-16 11:31:31

Closure of York Street ramp onto I-70 causes headaches for Denver drivers

DENVER — Traffic was backed up for blocks along York Street Tuesday morning as drivers tried to navigate their way around the latest detour for the Central 70 project.Starting Monday night, the on-ramp from York Street to I-70 was closed down permanently as construction crews build a new bridge for

DENVER CHANNEL - 2018-10-16 18:52:54

2 Colorado Sears stores among 142 to close nationwide

It’s possible that more stores, or possibly all stores, could end up closing if the company isn’t able to restructure in bankruptcy.

KDVR.COM - 2018-10-15 18:24:11

Principal: Student brought weapon to high school Friday, was never used

On Friday, staff at Montbello Career and Technical High School received a report that one of the students may have had a firearm on campus, according to a letter from Principal Karen Powell sent home to parents of Montbello Career and Technical High School students. The report came in late in the da

DENVER CHANNEL - 2018-10-16 14:43:32

Elway wants Broncos to have mindset “where we’re fighting for our lives”

Asked if he felt like he was coaching for his job, Vance Joseph replied, “Absolutely and that’s every coach in this league every week.”

DENVER POST - 2018-10-16 12:00:51

Denver police officers help family targeted by rental scam

When a family moved into a new home in Denver they did not realize they had been targets of a rental scam until two police officers came knocking on the door.The officers, Gordon Seib and Elder Guillen-Peña, responded to a call about squatters illegally trespassing in a property on N. Grant St., acc

DENVER POST - 2018-10-15 16:02:43

Lisa Calderón will enter Denver mayor’s race to challenge Michael Hancock, and she’s already suing him

Lisa Calderón, co-chair of the Colorado Latino Forum in Denver and a longtime community advocate in north Denver, will join the field of challengers to Mayor Michael Hancock in Denver’s May 2019 election.

DENVER POST - 2018-10-15 14:17:59

Denver Broncos GM John Elway: 'We're fighting for our lives'

During an interview on the team's broadcast partner, Orange & Blue 760, Elway said he wants the Broncos to embrace a mentality at Arizona on Thursday "where we're fighting for our lives."

DAILY CAMERA - 2018-10-16 02:30:18

Man, woman found dead in back of Greeley SUV where police believe they had been sleeping

Two people are dead after spending the night in an SUV in the 1400 block of 10th Street, and police say there’s no sign of foul play and no obvious injuries.Greeley police responded to a check-well-being call about 11:25 a.m. Sunday, according to a Greeley Police Department news release.The person w


The Broncos dropped their fourth straight game, unable to keep pace with the high-powered Rams. 

"I have faith. As a player when you hear talk about your coach, it's tough. I respect coach Joseph. I want to win, man. I will follow that guy. I don't think about stuff like, 'they need to fire the head coach and the D-coordinator,'^" Ray said. "We have to do better. We have to point the finger at


Denver voters asked to raise taxes to increase mental health, substance abuse funding

In Denver, one of those issues is being calledCaring 4 Denver, which would raise $45 million every year to fund mental health and addiction services for children and adults by adding a 25-cent tax on every $100 in purchases.


Glow at the Gardens and 28 Things to do in Denver this Week

The Lowdown:Denver Design Week returns to Denver for a week filled with innovation, learning and design. You can attend panels from more than 50 different presenters, such as Julien Fentress of Fentress Architects, Joyce Hsu from Facebook and industrial designer Michael McCoy. You can also attend to

303MAGAZINE.COM - 2018-10-15 12:00:52