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Man found shot in car in the middle of the street in Denver

DENVER - Police are investigating after a man was shot early Wednesday morning in Denver. A black Volkswagen was stopped in the middle of the street East 31st Avenue and North Marion Street around 3:30 a.m. An unconscious man was slumped over the steering wheel of a car, police told FOX31 Denver. Th

KDVR.COM - 2017-09-20 13:11:23

Thornton named safest city, but rating is based on inaccurate stats

THORNTON, Colo. -- Twice this year the city of Thornton has been named the safest city in America. The reports come from organizations that pulled crime statistics from the FBI. FOX31 has learned the stats are not only misleading but also inaccurate. For several years Thornton has been one of the fa

KDVR.COM - 2017-09-20 23:27:04

Thornton Topgolf proposal, halted by nearby resident's lawsuit, could find new life after city makes legal changes

The giant Topgolf entertainment complex that had been approved by Thornton and then struck down by a judge may have new life after City Council this week made legal changes that could smooth the way forward for the 65,000-square-foot facility. But whether the Dallas-based company is still interested

DENVER POST - 2017-09-21 12:00:32

Ask a Stoner: When Will Thornton's Dispensaries Open?

Dear Stoner: It was announced a while back that four dispensaries were coming to Thornton. Since then, nothing. What's up with that? Future Customer Dear Future Customer: If there's anything you need to know about legal cannabis, it's that announcements typically happen months and sometimes years

WESTWORD - 2017-09-21 11:59:00

Thornton pastor recounts 1985 Mexico City quake, living in the city

THORNTON - The bodies of more than 20 elementary school students were found under rubble in Mexico City after a devastating 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck on Wednesday. Search and rescue teams said they're working around the clock, looking for 30 additional students who remain unaccounted for. A pa

9NEWS - 2017-09-21 00:34:48

Juvenile shot near Aurora intersection

KUSA - Aurora Police say someone under 18 years old is in the hospital following a shooting Wednesday morning. The victim's exact age was not released, but Aurora Police did say the shooting occurred near East 11th Avenue and Lima Street. It's unclear if any suspects have been identified or are in c

9NEWS - 2017-09-20 17:18:34

Juvenile shot in Aurora, Central High School briefly placed on lockout

AURORA, Colo. - A juvenile was shot and injured Wednesday, according to Aurora Police. The shooting happened around 9:50 a.m. in the area of 11th and Lima Streets. Officials say the juvenile is not a child but wouldn't elaborate on the victim's age, identity or gender. Central High School was placed

KDVR.COM - 2017-09-20 17:26:18

Man charged in hit-and-run that killed Uber passenger

DENVER - A man accused of fleeing the scene of a crash that killed one person and injured another in Denver's Cheesman Park neighborhood has been arrested and charged with vehicular homicide. Early in the morning of September 17, two vehicles were involved in a crash at 14th Avenue and Franklin Stre

9NEWS - 2017-09-21 18:33:14

Why Denver Is One of the Riskiest Places for Natural-Hazards Housing Damage

Given the horrific damage wreaked upon Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico by recent hurricanes, those of us who reside in Colorado may think we're relatively safe from Mother Nature at her most extreme compared to most places in the country. But a new study suggests that we're living in a dream world. T

WESTWORD - 2017-09-21 12:52:00

52-year-old woman missing in Denver, last seen near 2500 S. Downing St.

A missing person's alert was released Wednesday for 52-year-old Carol Freeman, last seen in the 2500 block of S. Downing Street in Denver, police said. Freeman was last seen in a hospital gown sometime on Wednesday. Authorities said she is 5-foot-7, 120 pounds with brown hair. If you know anything a

9NEWS - 2017-09-21 03:23:23

50s with rain this weekend in Denver, snow returns to high country

DENVER -- There's a system over the northwestern US that produced widespread rain and snow Wednesday and is the same system to bring the state a taste of fall this weekend. That system will hold off until later Friday to begin to impact us. In the meantime, Denver's wind will be gusty as we feel som

KDVR.COM - 2017-09-21 02:42:40

Controversial Disciplinary Approach In Schools Could Help DREAMers

DENVER (CBS4)- A controversial disciplinary approach at Denver Public Schools could help "DREAMers." DPS was one of the first districts in the country to implement Restorative Justice district-wide. (credit: CBS) At the time, it was meant to address a "school to prison" pipeline that had been create

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-21 23:57:00

Broncos' Anderson Returns From 2016 Injury With A Vengeance

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - You can rattle off all sorts of reasons C.J. Anderson is back to being one of the NFL's top running backs 11 months after a right knee injury cut short his 2016 season. Marathon bike rides. Improved O-line. New power running scheme. Better backfield competition. Perhaps nothi

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-21 22:42:00

In a market where large builders can't keep up with demand, G.J. Gardner has franchise opportunities along Front Range

G.J. Gardner Homes - with seven home builders along the Front Range who handle the sorts of onesie-twosie residential projects that large merchant builders won't touch - is always looking for growth-minded homebuyers. But it's also reaching out to builders, smaller and mid-sized ones who need more m

DENVER POST - 2017-09-21 20:39:36

Colorado Building Up Millions In Unpaid Medicaid Claims

DENVER (CBS4) - Colorado doctors and hospitals are claiming they're owed hundreds of thousands, if not millions of dollars, in unpaid Medicaid claims. It's a problem that stems from the implementation of the stat's new Medicaid payment system - which officially launched back in March. Colorado docto

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-21 17:02:00

From A to B and back again

Susan France Eric Lee has done a lot in the food industry. He's worked every restaurant position from dishwasher to owner; he's written a cookbook; and he's managed catering companies, nightclubs and even the kitchen at a University of Colorado sorority house. There's something within Lee that calls

BOULDER CLARION - 2017-09-21 15:20:16

The Green Solution Story: Kyle Speidell on How His Family Went to Pot

Today, The Green Solution is one of Colorado's largest marijuana dispensary chains, and it's expanded into four other states so far, with big plans for future growth. But co-founder and CEO Kyle Speidell, who recently spoke to us about the launch of Blazin' Hit Radio , the ambitious new online home

WESTWORD - 2017-09-21 14:15:14

One Of Three Suspects In Lyft Driver Robbery Arrested

DENVER (CBS4) - According to the Denver District Attorney's Office, an arrest has been made in connection to a story your first saw on CBS4. Arthur Murdock, 20, faces charges of criminal attempt to commit second degree murder, aggravated robbery, illegal discharge of a firearm, and attempt to commit

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-22 00:29:00

Sneak a Peek at Breckenridge Brewery's Artsy New Look

Say goodbye to summer Colorado-style, drinking craft beers while perusing art in a non-gallery setting. From 4 to 7 p.m. today, September 21, Breckenridge Brewery will unveil its new packaging designs at a special exhibition at the Farm House Restaurant at Breckenridge Brewery, 2920 Brewery Lane in

WESTWORD - 2017-09-21 11:44:00

Broncos' Bolles Returns To Practice 4 Days After Leg Injury

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Denver Broncos left tackle Garett Bolles returned to practice Thursday, four days after hurting his left leg in a game against the Dallas Cowboys. He initially feared it was a season-ending Achilles tendon tear. Bolles was a surprise participant in Thursday's practice after s

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-21 20:46:00