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Longmont nursing home worker arrested, terminated following reports of abuse
Officials at Life Care Center of Longmont conducted an internal investigation following the allegations and contacted local authorities. Michelle Lanora Chambers, 39, was ultimately arrested on multiple charges and terminated from her position at the nursing home.
Accusations of abuse at a Boulder County assisted living facility
BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. - Horrible accusations of abuse at an assisted living facility in Longmont, lead to an arrest.
Longmont's roadside straw a mystery
For now, at least, the oversized drinking straw adorning a utility marker on Airport Road will remain a mystery.
Fluid IV Lounge opening in Longmont's Terry Street Collective
Fluid IV Lounge nurse Juliana Tringali administers an IV treatment at the new business set to open later this week at Longmont's Terry Street Collective. (Submitted via Fluid IV Lounge)Fluid IV Lounge, a new intravenous hydration therapy provider, is opening this week at Longmont's Terry Street Coll
Longmont police notes: Man arrested for DUI after crashing scooter
Longmont police arresteda man for driving under the influence. He crashed his low-powered scooter at S. Sunset Street and Creekside Drive on Sunday.Police took areport of extortion in the 2700 block of Copper Peak Lane on Sunday. The suspect is an unidentified man.Police arrested awoman after respon
Animal shelters waiving adoption fees Saturday for Clear the Shelters event
Along with several other shelters around the state, the Dumb Friends League will waive its adoption fees on all pets — cats, dogs, kittens, puppies, bunnies, guinea pigs and more — on Saturday for Clear the Shelters, a nationwide pet adoption drive.
2-year-old killed in crash on I-70 identified
Sophia Maestas was inside a vehicle driven by her mother, 28-year-old Samantha Maestas of Westminster, when the crash happened around 3:10 p.m. on Friday afternoon, according to the Colorado State Patrol.
Single mom killed in Thornton bar shooting
"Even talking about her now, you can’t help but smile. She was there for people, she made an impact," said Rodriguez. "She just was amazing. There is not enough words. You just have to meet her."
Firestone woman accused of nursing home abuse arrested again
Michelle Chambers, 39, was arrested on suspicion of second-degree assault, criminal mischief of less than $300 and resisting arrest.
17 suspects arrested in alleged northeastern Colorado drug ring
The Northern Colorado Drug Task Force recently executed search warrants in Fort Collins, Loveland, Greeley, Northglenn and Denver seizing illegal narcotics and firearms, according to a Larimer County Sheriff's Office news release.
Mountain lion breaks into Colorado home, lounges on couch, eats cat
Slaughter believes the mountain lion stuck in through a screen in an open window. Luckily, no humans were inside the home at the time, but their house cat, Klondike, was trapped inside.
Loveland resident believes she should get to keep pygmy goats; officials say otherwise
Kristine Edland holds her goat, Frankie Flowers, on Wednesday in her Loveland backyard. Edland says she's upset because she may have surrender her goats. (Jenny Sparks / Loveland Reporter-Herald)
Longmont man accused of selling cocaine fails to appear for arraignment
Juan Manuel Mendez, 45, was charged on May 29 with distribution of 225 grams or more of a controlled substance, a Class 1 drug felony, as well as five counts of distribution of a controlled substance.
1 dead, 1 stabbed and several injured after shooting at Colorado bar
Four people were shot, one fatally, and another victim was stabbed during a disturbance at a bar in Colorado early Saturday morning.THORNTON, Colo. -- A large disturbance at a sports bar resulted in four shooting victims early Saturday morning. Thornton police said one woman was killed and three oth
Longmont police notes: Sex assault on a child investigated
(Matthew Jonas / Staff Photographer)A Longmont officer took a reportat about 1 p.m. Friday of a possible sexual assault on a child that occurred in the 400 block of Sheley Court sometime within the past year. There is limited suspect information at this time. The case is open and was referred to the
Mountain Lion finds its way into Boulder area home
If you have an encounter with a lion, immediately contact Colorado Parks and Wildlife,Mondaythrough Friday,8 a.m. to 5 p.m.Before or after these hours, contact Colorado State Patrol or your local Sheriff’s office.
Longmont's 'Old City Jail' demolition delayed due to asbestos complication
Martin has fired his previous contractor and hired a new one, but now, asbestos has been discovered in the building and the new contractor has applied for permission from the state to use an alternative method of asbestos remediation.
Multiple people shot during disturbance at bar in Thornton, 1 woman killed
Strip mall where Extra Point Sports Bar is located, East 100th Avenue and Colorado Boulevard in Thornton, Colo. Photo: Google maps
Battle of tribute bands rocks Longmont's Leftapalooza
Steve Szabo rocks out to "Rock Lobster," performed by Hey, Lady! a B-52s tribute band from Longmont, who played Saturday at Leftapalooza. (Cliff Grassmick / Staff Photographer)
New Colorado Carbon Fund license plates to boost Boulder County farms
In carbon farming, farmers and ranchers try to mimic the natural cycles of the earth in order to keep carbon out of the air and in the soil, where it can help to grow plants that can neutralize carbon dioxide.