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Pedestrian killed in collision in West Denver
Police investigate auto-pedestrian crash at Evans and Clay in DenverDENVER — Police were investigating a deadly hit-and-run involving a pedestrian and vehicle in west Denver.It happened late Friday night at West Evans Avenue and South Clay Street.The pedestrian was killed.Police said Saturday mornin
Colorado girls' bodies were submerged in crude oil 4 days
FREDERICK, Colo. (AP) —The bodies of two young girls were submerged in crude oil for four days before authorities discovered them on Thursday, according to court documents filed Friday by an attorney defending the girls' father against accusations that he killed his children and wife.
Weekend kicks off with severe weather risk for Saturday
Severe weather will be possible along the I-25 corridor and eastern plains as a trough pushes through the state. Storms have already fired up across western Colorado early Saturday morning, and will continue to push through the central mountains by the mid-morning hours. By lunchtime, expect showers
Residents in Thornton neighborhood told to shelter in place during standoff
THORNTON, Colo. — People in a Thornton neighborhood were told to shelter in place while police tried to get a barricaded suspect to surrender Thursday night.this started just before 5 p.m. in the area of 136th Avenue and Madison.Police said they got a call about shots fired. When police officers arr
Westminster police searching for woman last seen in Federal Heights
WESTMINSTER, Colo. — The Westminster Police Department is asking for the public’s help finding a woman last seen in neighboring Federal Heights.Rosio Flores was last seen at a family gathering at Camenisch Park on July 10. Around 8 p.m., Flores told her family that she was going to walk to her nearb
Their park had been overrun by drugs and crime; then these southwest Denver neighbors made a change
Hyoung Chang, The Denver PostYouths are playing at the new playground of Washington Park. The playground features nature-themed, one of a kind, wood play structures. Aug. 18, 2018.Hyoung Chang, The Denver PostYouths are playing at the new playground of Washington Park. The playground features nature
Chris Watts case: Why husband likely won't face murder charge in death of unborn child
While Watts, 33, likely will not be formally charged in connection with the deaths of 34-year-old Shanann Watts and their daughters, 3-year-old Celeste and 4-year-old Bella, until at least Monday, he faces investigation on one count of first-degree murder after deliberation; two counts of first-degr
First Alert Action Day: Strong storms to impact Front Range Saturday
Sunday, more cloud coverage and scattered showers and storms are likely through the day. Highs will be cooler across the metro, only in the mid to upper 70s.
Man who shot, killed teen after 'fooling around' with gun sentenced to 30 years in prison
CRIMEPhoto: Courtesy Jefferson County DAMan who shot, killed teen after 'fooling around' with gun sentenced to 30 years in prisonJohn Martinez was convicted of manslaughter in June for shooting and killing a 16-year-old while drinking alcohol and smoking pot, according to the Jefferson County DA.
FAA gives Adams County ok to turn Front Range Airport into spaceport
According to the news release, the vehicles at the spaceport would launch like traditional planes, but then fly on a special-use airspace where rocket boosters launch the craft into suborbital flight.
Montbello teen accused of killing 7-year-old nephew appears in court Thursday
Jennie Bunsom stood before a judge Thursday in a green shirt and khaki pants with attorneys by her side. The teen, who facesfirst-degree murder charges as an adultin the killing of her nephew Jordan Vong, had several aspects of the court process explained to her including her right to ask for her ca
Man charged with murder in fatal Thornton bar shooting
Gary Lynn Wideman, 36, is charged with first-degree murder after deliberation, first-degree murder with extreme indifference and four counts of attempted murder with extreme indifference, according to a statement released Wednesday by the 17th Judicial District Attorney’s Office. Wideman also faces
Body cam video released of Denver mayor's son threatening cop
AURORA, Colo. -- FOX31 has obtained the entire body camera video recording of the son of Denver Mayor Michael Hancock using a gay slur and threatening an Aurora police officer. 22-year-old Jordan Hancock was pulled over March 23, 2018 for going 65 in a 40 mile per hour zone. Almost immediately he is
Smoky sunshine today; Rain chances increase this weekend
Pinpoint Weather MeteorologistsDave Fraser,Greg Dutra,Jessica Lebel,Matt Makens, andChris Tomer.
Missing Firestone woman found dead in Wyoming
Roseanna Eileen Allen, 49, left her home Aug. 2 in a Kia Optima, according to Firestone police.
Drunk wrong-way driver pleads guilty to Denver crash that killed father, son on I-25
Kimberly Rodriguez Roldan, 24, was driving her Jeep Grand Cherokee southbound in a northbound I-25 HOV lane near 58th Avenue on January 27 whenshe hit a Honda CRV head-on, a spokesperson for the 17th Judicial District Attorney’s Office said in a press release.
Liberty Oilfield Services Inc. to Present at EnerCom’s The Oil and Gas Conference
DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 16, 2018--Liberty Oilfield Services Inc. (NYSE:LBRT) announced that its CEO, Chris Wright, will present at EnerCom’s The Oil & Gas Conference in Denver, Colorado on Monday, August 20 at 11:15 ET/9:15 MT.A live webcast will be available at . The webcast can be accessed fo
ATF joins investigation into Denver natural gas explosion; fundraisers pop up for victims
Agents with the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives were at the site Wednesday to help with the investigation. Heavy construction equipment was brought in to try and dig away the rubble so investigators can try and find the source of the explosion.
Thyroid medication recalled due to contamination concerns
HEALTHPhoto: ThinkstockThyroid medication recalled due to contamination concernsLevothyroxine and Liothyronine are being recalled in their tablet form in the 15 mg, 30 mg, 60 mg, 90 mg and 120 mg dosages.
Tiny Denver restaurant named one of the 10 best new restaurants in America
DENVER — Call, a tiny restaurant in Denver's River North district, made Bon Appetit's list of the ten best new restaurants in America.Call opened in December of last year.They are likely best known for a unique lunch and happy hour spot, serving a variety of snack-style dishes.Think tartines, salads