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Longmont police notes: Police chase home two loose dogs that killed neighbor's rabbits
Animal control officersfrom Longmont police chased home two St. Bernard dogs that had gotten loose and killed a domestic rabbit in another yard. Their owner was ticketed.Longmont police tooka report of theft of personal documents and money in the 1700 block of Whitehall Drive on Tuesday.A woman wast
Longmont man taken to hospital after shooting self in leg
(Matthew Jonas / Staff Photographer)A 61-year-old Longmont man was taken to the hospital after shooting himself in the leg with his handgun around 3 p.m. on Wednesday, according to Longmont police.The man was alone in his apartment in Grandview Meadows Apartments off Nelson Road when the incident oc
Man killed by wood thrown from machine at Johnstown workplace
KUSA — A 54-year-old Milliken man is dead after he was struck in the chest by a piece of wood thrown from a machine at his workplace, according to the Weld County Coroner’s Office.Steven Deniston was killed in the apparent workplace accident at Sun Mountain Custom Doors Tuesday afternoon.The coroner
Anti-Proposition 112 Protest Occurs in Longmont - Longmont Observer
On the evening of October 16th, about 25 people working in the oil and gas industry gathered at the intersection of Martin St. and East Ken Pratt Blvd. for 2.5 hours to demonstrate against Proposition 112 for this year’s election. Proposition 112 would mandate that any oil well which uses hydraulic
Wood from machine strikes worker in the chest, killing Weld County man
JOHNSTOWN, Colo. — An industrial accident at Sun Mountain Custom Doors in Johnstown has claimed the life of a 54-year-old Milliken man, according to a release from the Weld County Coroner.
Construction underway for Fall River Apartments, Longmont senior affordable housing project
The 60-unit apartment complex for residents 55 and older who make 50 percent or less than the area median income — $38,050 for a household of one, according to thecity of Longmont website— will help meet a growing need in Boulder County.
Multiple burglaries, theft reported inside residence halls at CU Boulder
BOULDER, Colo. — Police are investigating reports of multiple incidents, including burglary and theft, inside residence halls at the University of Colorado in Boulder.
Boulder County DA faces possible sanction for late discovery admission in sex assault case
Longmont police recorded audio while transporting Juan Jose Figueroa, 29, from Maverick County, Texas to Boulder County. About 20 hours of audio was handed over to prosecutors on Friday, who then copied it and provided it to Figueroa's defense attorneys on Monday.
Police notes: Dead animal found in Frederick park
Frederick police tooka report of a dead animal at Centennial Park on Oct. 8.The payment aconstruction company in Frederick made to a vendor was intercepted and sent to a fraudulent account on Oct. 9, according to police reports.Longmont police receiveda report of a trailer theft in the 700 block of
Longmont police notes: Hit and run driver arrested
Longmont police arresteda driver who crashed into a vehicle in the 1300 block of S. Coffman Street on Sunday and then fled the scene.Police are investigatinga disturbance that happened in the 600 block of Frontage Road on Sunday. So far, no arrests have been made.Two men weresummoned for a road rage
Crash on I-25 north of Denver Tuesday shuts SB lanes at Dacono for about 90 minutes
The crash, near exit 232, Dacono, blocked lanes at the Erie Parkway, according to the Colorado Department of Transportation.
Emergency railroad repairs to close section of Ken Pratt, Nelson Road in Longmont starting at 9 a.m. Tuesday
Work will start at 9 a.m. and is slated to last six hours; city advises alternate routesA section of Ken Pratt Boulevard and Nelson Road in Longmont will be closed at 9 a.m. Tuesday so a broken railroad line can be repaired. The public is urged to use alternate routes, according to a post on the cit
Longmont community conversation: Biggest barrier to innovative solutions for homelessness crisis is money
It's clear, after the city of Longmont's second community conversation regarding homelessness, that people have no shortage of ideas for addressing the homelessness crisis. But, amid funding cuts at the state and federal level what service providers say they need most is money.
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.
Video: Longmont City Council 10-16-2018 - Longmont Observer
Sorry for the quality of the video and audio this week. It’s watchable and listenable, but, we need to do better.
After Longmont mayor declines to read “gun safety proclamation,” protesters in bullet headbands, alien costumes take to streets
“I get trying to keep unity, but the fact that the city council can’t come together and agree on the Constitution, that’s an issue,” Harper said. “The Constitution is the backbone on which this country was built. So if they are in office and they can’t support and uphold the Constitution, they shoul
Longmont United Hospital earns Primary Stroke Center designation
Longmont United Hospital it has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Heart-Check mark for Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers, according to a news release sent Monday. Achievement of certification demonstra
Bear caught on camera breaking into vehicle in west Boulder
“Delicate in the way he opens all the doors, brutal indifference in remembering to shut them,” Red Van Workshop wrote in the tweet.
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)…”
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.