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  • Speeding semitruck causes 9-vehicle pileup in Greeley

    GREELEY, Colo. — Nine vehicle were damaged in a pileup  caused by a speeding semitruck on Tuesday, the Greeley Police Department said. Police said a J.R. semitrailer was hauling frack water while going eastbound on the Highway 34 bypass when the driver attempted to make a right-hand turn to go south. The driver was allegedly going too fast and the truck slid onto its side. Drivers heading north began to crash, resulting in a nine-vehicle pileup. Some people involved in […]

  • FBI: Suspect robs bank in Northglenn after 19 burglaries in San Diego

    BOULDER, Colo. — A suspect in 19 bank robberies in San Diego was reportedly hiding in Boulder before hitting a Bank of the West branch in Northglenn on Friday, the FBI said Monday. Daniel David Courson, 45, approached a teller at the bank at 10393 Huron St. about 9:45 a.m., demanded money, fled on a bicycle and then in a vehicle with Utah license plates. Courson is described as a white male, 6-foot-1 and 185 pounds, with graying brown hair and blue […]

  • Pagosa Springs ski shop owner killed after interrupting burglary

    PAGOSA SPRINGS, Colo. — The owner of a ski shop was shot and later died while interrupting a burglary in progress on Sunday night, the Pagosa Springs Police Department said. Larry Fisher, 71, who owned the Ski and Bow Rack, was shot in the chest during the burglary. He was airlifted to a trauma center in Lakewood, but died early Monday morning. Police said they are working with the Colorado Bureau of Investigation, the Archuleta County Sheriff’s Office and the […]

  • CU Colorado Springs accidentally sends acceptance emails to 11,000 parents

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Thousands of students possibly had their hope raised high only to have them dashed 15 minutes later. According to the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, an email reading “Welcome to the Mountain Lion Family” was sent to 11,000 parents last week. In the email embracing new families of the UCCS community, the “next steps” for accepted students are outlined and include “register for orientation,” “apply for financial aid” and “apply for housing.” Other parts of the […]

  • Live bald eagle cam: strong winds rock nest high above Washington D.C.

    WASHINGTON — Liberty and Justice are weathering the storm in Washington D.C. as unrest continues to rock the city. In this case, Liberty and Justice are a pair of bald eagles who live in a nest high above the city and their home is sustaining strong winds between 55 to 70 miles per hour. A High Wind Warning has been issued for the city and a live camera trained on the eagles shows how gusty it is in Liberty and […]

  • Telluride Olympian gets furry welcome after helping rescue 90 animals from dog meat farm

    DENVER — Celebrated Telluride Olympian Gus Kenworthy was given a gold medal welcome at Denver International Airport after a flight home from the Olympics in South Korea. .@guskenworthy is welcomed home by Violet of the DEN CATS team! USA, USA!! pic.twitter.com/qh0Om1MGba — Denver Int'l Airport (@DENAirport) February 27, 2018 Kenworthy has gained attention for rescuing dogs during his stints at the Olympics, picking up five dogs in Sochi, Russia, four years ago. Two of the malnourished rescued puppies died, but […]

  • Skier dies after colliding with tree at Keystone Resort; snowboarder dies in Telluride backcountry

    SUMMIT COUNTY, Colo. — It was a deadly weekend at Colorado ski resorts as a snowboarder and skier died from injuries suffered while on the slopes. One fatality took place at Keystone Resort when a skier collided with a tree, the Summit County Sheriff’s Office said. The accident happened about 12:50 p.m. Sunday. CPR was being performed on the skier when dispatch was notified. The skier was taken by Keystone Ski Patrol to the Saint Anthony Keystone Medical Clinic where […]

  • Fort Collins police identify cat that broke into patrol car

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. — The Fort Collins police department posted a pun-filled, silly post after discovering a feline had hijacked an officer’s vehicle. According to the post, an officer left the window to his cruiser cracked while he went into the police station. When he returned, he was greeted with an “unexpected visitor” at the wheel, a “feline looking to purrsue a career in law enforcement,” said the post. The department threw in some jokes and wordplay on their post […]

  • 12-year-old boy missing from Aurora home found safe

    AURORA, Colo. — A 12-year-old boy believed to be a runaway was found safe on Monday morning, the Aurora Police Department said. Just before 8 p.m. Sunday, police said Vasilios Stylianous was missing. They believe ran away from home in the 1100 block of South Uvalda Street about 5 p.m. He was later seen at a Target store in the 1400 block of South Havana Street, police said. Police said about 6 a.m. that the boy had safely returned home. No […]

  • Local couple donates $100,000 to Support the Shield

    DENVER — FOX31 and Channel 2’s Support the Shield campaign was initiated following the deadly attacks on three Colorado sheriff’s deputies within the course of a few weeks. The fatal events shocked Coloradans and brought new attention to the risks law enforcement officers take everyday to protect our communities. Support the Shield will help raise money to buy protective gear for the men and women in local law enforcement. One week ago, our one-day phone bank raised $100,000 for Shield616, […]

  • Denver dispensary names strain ‘Jeff Sesh-ons’ in nod to Attorney General

    DENVER — A strain of marijuana sold at a Denver dispensary has taken on the moniker of a strong opponent of the drug. Bradler Roddy, owner of the local Medicine Man pot shop, has named his latest hybrid weed creation “Jeff Sesh-ons,” after the current US Attorney General and anti-drug warrior, Jeff Sessions. A hybrid of the strains Jet Fuel and Bio Diesel, Jeff Sesh-Ons reportedly has more characteristics of sativa than indica but, most notably, pokes a bit of […]

  • Mother, child killed in Fort Collins head-on collision identified

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. — The victims of a fatal head-on collision in Fort Collins were identified Monday. Traci Salazar, 32, and her daughter, 7-year-old Alika Salazar, were killed. Salazar’s other child was injured in the crash and taken to Medical Center of the Rockies, the Fort Collins Police Department said. She was described as having serious injuries at the time of the crash but her current condition is unknown. The Larimer County Coroner’s Office said Traci and Alika Salazar died of […]