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Three men shot in Aurora barber shop; police are looking for the shooter

Three men were shot in an Aurora barber shop on Friday afternoon and police are looking for the shooter. All three men were taken to a local hospital, said Anthony Camacho, a police spokesman.


Undersheriff: Teen's death likely preceded Colorado manhunt

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado undersheriff who led the search for a Florida teenager whose actions prompted tightened security at Columbine High School ahead of the 20th anniversary of an attack there that killed 13 people said she likely killed herself before police launched a massive manhunt.


Police find homicide victim in car on Aurora street in broad daylight

AURORA, Colo. — A call into police concerning the welfare of a man seen inside a car on an Aurora street has led to a homicide investigation. Aurora police officer Anthony Camacho told Denver7 that police were dispatched to the 12600 block of East Exposition Drive around 1:10 p.m. Friday following t


Columbine families, survivors reflect on hope and healing 20 years after one of Colorado’s darkest days

On a crisp Saturday morning last month, they returned — one by one, sometimes in pairs — to Columbine High School. Parents who lost children there. A sibling who escaped that day’s horror only to learn his sister hadn’t. A former student who spent three terrifying hours barricaded in an office. And


Nuggets vs. Spurs: Three keys to Game 4

The glass. The San Antonio Spurs were just the 21st-best rebounding team in the NBA during the regular season, yet they’ve been dominant on the glass over the first three games and are plus-18 on the boards. In Game 3, the Spurs pounded the Nuggets 18-10 in second-chance points and hauled in 15 offe


‘All clear’ given at Brighton High School following lockdown

BRIGHTON, Colo. -- Brighton High School was placed on lockdown Friday afternoon, according to School District 27J. At 4:42 p.m., the Brighton Police Department said its officers had finished searching the school and determined it to be "all clear."


Aurora police arrest suspect accused of stabbing man to death on East Colfax

AURORA, Colo. — Police in Aurora arrested a suspect wanted for a deadly stabbing on East Colfax Avenue, the department announced Friday. Matthew Nagel, 28, was arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder, police said.


Aurora PD: Wanted person taken into custody following barricade situation

AURORA, Colo. — Officers with the Aurora Police Department apprehended a wanted person following a barricade situation Friday afternoon. APD said the person was barricaded in the 500 block of Galena Street.


Sol Pais Was Likely Dead Long Before She Was Found

(Newser) – Sol Pais, the Florida 18-year-old who was reportedly obsessed with the Columbine school shooting and caused that school and many others to go on lockout last week when she flew to Colorado and bought a gun, was likely dead before the lockout even occurred, authorities say. Pais flew from


Safe2Tell reports prompt lockouts, lockdown, evacuations at Denver-area schools

Tips made through Safe2Tell Friday prompted lockouts, lockdowns and evacuations a day before the the 20th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting. Carmody Middle School was placed on lockout early Friday afternoon after Lakewood Police received a tip through Safe2Tell that there was a pers


Denver airport's $14.5M taxpayer-funded sign busted after less than 2 years in use: reports

Denver International Airport built a wall of sorts -- a 1,000-foot-long collection of illuminated poles interrupted by large television screens for displaying ads -- but now the wall doesn't work right.


The 12 Best Recreational Dispensaries in Colorado

Five years into legal weed sales, Colorado counts more than 500 retail dispensaries selling marijuana grown by 700+ cultivators. The state has successfully implemented some of the most stringent safety and quality controls in the country -- but that doesn’t mean every joint, concentrate and edible i


Gary Harris says the whole Nuggets team is taking Derrick White’s career game personally

The San Antonio Spurs were able to take a 2-1 series lead over the Denver Nuggets thanks to a breakout performance by point guard Derrick White. Nuggets guard Gary Harris indicates that the team may have felt a bit slighted by his outing.


Guy Fieri Visits 30 Eateries in Colorado

Say what? What are we chopped liver? Seems pretty rotten that Guy Fieri has yet to visit our wonderful town. Fieri apparently enjoys being in the Centennial State but not the Western Slope for some reason. Why is that?


Is 4/20 on the way to becoming marijuana's Hallmark holiday?

Today may be the day that marijuana officially loses its cool. April 20, 4/20, the once underground national holiday for dope smokers, appears to have sold out to The Man. The origins of 4/20 are as disputed as the last pack of gummy bears after a long smoking session. Some say it was once police co


‘Multiple’ injuries in Aurora shooting near 14th and Havana

AURORA, Colo. — Multiple people were injured in a shooting near 14th Avenue and Havana Street Friday afternoon, according to the Aurora Police Department. About 5:30 p.m., APD posted about the incident on Twitter.


1 person killed in Colfax rollover crash

DENVER — One person was killed and a second person was hurt in a rollover crash Friday morning on West Colfax Avenue near Interstate 25. The single vehicle crash happened around 7:30 a.m. and shut down the westbound lanes of West Colfax, according to Denver Police.


Students at Carmody Middle School in Lakewood released after lockout

LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Carmody Middle School students were released from school at approximately 3:45 p.m. after the school was placed on lockout because of a tip about a student with a weapon in the school.


Phillies suffer another brutal loss in Coors Field house of horrors

DENVER — Coors Field is turning into a house of horrors for the Phillies. Swept in four games during the final, dark days of the 2018 season and now losses in back-to-back nights in the new season, including one of the most excruciating you’ll see on Friday night.


Judge rules in favor of Denver church that allowed members to smoke pot on 4/20

DENVER -- A judge sided with the co-founder of Denver's International Church of Cannabis in a ruling issued Friday. Lee Molloy was found not guilty of violating Colorado's Clean Air Act and public consumption of marijuana.