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Longmont police notes: Check forgery reported
Breaking news banner. Police Line Do Not Cross. Matthew Jonas/Staff Photographer July 6, 2017 (Matthew Jonas)A forged check was usedto purchase an item from a Longmont woman, who filed a fraud report with the police on Friday.A second-degree burglaryand theft took place Friday on the 800 block of Me
Freight train hits, kills man in northern Colorado
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say a 35-year-old man was struck and killed by a freight train in northern Colorado.The Boulder Daily Camerareportsa Burlington Northern Santa Fe train was headed north through downtown Louisville early Saturday morning when engineers saw what at first appeared to b
Swallows return to Longmont, prompting requests to leave nests undisturbed
Bonnie Beam, who walks through the underpass frequently, was disappointed the birds made no appearance in the neighborhood last year, and feared they may never return after their nests were said by Longmont officialsto be vandalized the previous summer.
Sprinkler system, firefighters extinguish early morning fire at Longmont's Target store
Longmont Fire Department spokeswoman Molly Cropp said firefighters were called at 4 a.m. to Target, 551 S Hover St., on a report of a structure fire.
Loveland police looking for puppy thieves
Alicia Lucero was working at the store when the 8-week-old Yorkshire terrier was stolen about a half hour before close. She said the man opened a gate at the back of the store, 130 S. Cleveland Ave., and let the woman in where the puppies are housed.
Loveland man facing lengthy recovery after being run over in road rage incident
Loveland resident Scottie DeGrote lays in his hospital bed with his nephew after he was run over and seriously injured during a road rage incident that occurred June 10 in Loveland, according to his mom, who identified him as the victim in an incident under investigation by Loveland police. (Special
Five water main breaks shut down roads in Westminster
According to a tweet from the Westminster Police Department, water mains have broken at 77th Avenue and Sheridan Boulevard, 76th Avenue and Sheridan, 76th and Winona Street, 107th Avenue and Wolf Street, and 106th Avenue and Johnson Street.
Suspect in custody after woman stabbed at Longmont's Kensington Park
Longmont police respond to a stabbing at Kensington Park on Friday morning. (Lewis Geyer / Staff Photographer)Longmont police took a man into custody after he allegedly stabbed a woman late Friday morning.Police received a call that a woman was stabbed multiple times around 11:40 a.m. in the area of
Train hits, kills 35-year-old man on tracks in Louisville
LOCALPhoto: (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)Train hits, kills 35-year-old man on tracks in LouisvilleTrain engineers say they saw something on the track, but thought it was just debris. As they came closer, the engineers realized it was a person and applied the emergency brake.
Longmont police notes: Burning junipers
A fire in the juniper treeson 17th Avenue near Harvard Street was extinguished by the Longmont Fire Department on June 4. Officers are investigating the cause of the fire.A man was taken into custodyby Longmont officers in relation to a domestic violence incident that took place Thursday in the 1300
Evidence in Rita Gutierrez-Garcia case sent to CBI
Rita Gutierrez-Garcia (Courtesy photo)Longmont police have sent evidence from Rita Gutierrez-Garcia's case to be analyzed by the Colorado Bureau of Investigation.Gutierrez-Garcia, a 34-year-old mother of three, has been missing since March 18.She was last seenwalking to a parking lot behind 3's Bar
Road rage triggered quadruple Westminster shooting that killed boy, police say
A 23-year-old man faces allegations of first-degree murder in a road rage incident in which he allegedly shot four people. Those shots killed a boy, critically injured his mother and brother, and wounded a bystander in a Westminster shopping center parking lot. Jeremy Webster of Colorado Springs was
Homeless man arrested for allegedly stabbing 'on-again, off-again' girlfriend
Candelario Contreras-Valdez, 56, was arrested on suspicion of first-degree assault with a deadly weapon --- domestic violence and violating a protection order, according to a news release from Longmont police Deputy Chief Jeff Satur.
New Longmont United Hospital CEO eyes path to growth
Longmont United Hospital CEO Dr. Tina Johnson.In the wake of a rocky period marked byexecutive level instabilityandstaffing cuts, Longmont United Hospital's new CEO says the organization is righting the ship."We had make sure the organization was the right size. Unfortunately, that meant laying off
Longmont advises motorists, cyclists to be alert on Saturday
Kate Russell, left, and Nathan Fey dressed for the G'Knight Ride fundraiser for Bicycle Longmont at Roosevelt Park in June 2015. (Times-Call file photo )
Boy Killed, Mother and Brother in Critical Condition After Colorado Road Rage Shooting
Law enforcement officials investigate around the scene of a shooting in a parking lot behind a dentist’s office, June 14, 2018, in Westminster, Colo.David Zalubowski/AP
Loveland police: Road rage driver runs over man in Walmart parking lot
The video shows two SUVs pull into the parking lot and the driver and passenger from the victim’s vehicle get out. At that point, the suspect vehicle turns toward the men at a high rate of speed and rams the victims’ SUV, striking the male passenger.
Longmont 'hobby chemist' arrested a year after burning himself in explosion
Andrew John Pargeter (Boulder County Sheriff's Office / Courtesy photo)Nearly a year after the initial investigation, Longmont police have arrested the "hobby chemist" who injured himself after causing an explosion in his friend's apartment.Andrew John Pargeter, 55, is facing two felony charges on s
Woman charged in Longmont prostitution operation gets deferred sentence
Kayla Lenthall, 44, was charged with keeping a place of prostitution and pandering, both misdemeanors. She will serve a 24-month deferred sentence, during which time she cannot commit any new violations. If Lenthall completes the sentence, the judge may throw out her guilty plea.
Boulder and Longmont farmers' markets: Garlic scapes hit the markets
In season now:We're heading into the peak of summer season. Stock up on arugula, asparagus, beef, bison, carrots, cheese, cherries, chicken, cucumbers, eggs, green garlic, garlic scapes, greenhouse tomatoes, honey, lamb, lettuce, pea shoots, pork, micro-greens, mizuna, mushrooms, rhubarb, scallions,