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  • Man who molested child in Walmart bathroom sought by authorities

    TIMNATH, Colo. — A man accused of sexually molesting a 6-year-old boy inside of a Timnath Walmart is sought by police after bonding out of jail and failing to report back. According to an arrest affidavit obtained by FOX31, 28-year-old Javier Dominguez-Gallegos cornered the young boy in the men’s restroom at the store located at 4500 Weitzel St. Police say Dominguez-Gallegos touched the victim’s genitals and attempted to expose himself to the child while in the restroom on Nov. 29, […]

  • Suspect accused of setting mobile homes on fire intended ‘suicide by cop’

    DENVER — An arrest affidavit obtained by FOX31 details the circumstances regarding the actions of a mobile home resident who reportedly intentionally set his neighbor’s home on fire and planted multiple bombs inside the property. Multiple explosive devices were found inside one of the mobile homes that was set on fire in the 2000 block of Moselle Street in Federal Heights on Wednesday afternoon. The Adams County bomb squad remained on the scene Thursday to make sure the scene was safe. […]

  • Aurora teacher dies in Mexico over winter break

    AURORA, Colo. — A well-liked Aurora Public Schools teacher died over the district’s winter break, according to a voice message sent to parents of students at Aurora Hills Middle School. The audio message left for parents on a school website was voiced by principal Marcella Garcia and titled “teacher death.” “We are deeply saddened to inform you that one of our teachers, Wendy Welch, passed away in an accident over winter break,” Garcia said. “Our thoughts are with Ms. Welch’s […]

  • Reusable water bottles a magnet for germs

    If hitting the gym more often is part of your 2018 resolution, you may need to add cleaning your water bottle to that list. Bacteria thrives in moisture and may be crawling on your trusty thirst quencher.

  • Law enforcement debated filing charges against deputy’s killer weeks before ambush

    DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. — Angry emails and social media posts made by the shooter in a deadly attack on Douglas County sheriff’s deputies were well-known to local law enforcement. They included aggressive messages not only to officers and deputies, but also contained concerning language that prompted administrators at the University of Wyoming to issue an alert about Matthew Riehl. Whether police action should be taken against Riehl was considered after the Nov. 10 traffic stop that seemed to spark Riehl’s rage […]

  • Life Time Fitness bans news programming in gyms

    Gym giant Life Time Fitness has given the boot to cable news programming in what they say is an effort to keep members healthy both physically and mentally. CNN, Fox News, MSNBC and CNBC have all been wiped from the slate of programming offered on TV screens on the walls and directly attached to certain exercise equipment. A spokesperson for the gym chain said the decision to control and delete certain programming was made because of “many member requests received […]

  • Listen: End of Watch call for fallen deputy

    DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. — The end of watch call for Douglas County sheriff’s deputy Zackari Parrish, who was shot to death while responding to a call Sunday, was played at Parrish’s funeral on Friday. The end of watch call is the last radio call placed to a law enforcement officer who has died in the line of duty. “1721, 1721, 1721. This is a final call for Deputy Zackari Parrish, badge number 1721. Deputy Parrish was fatally shot on Dec. […]

  • Gracie Parrish reads emotional goodbye love letter to husband

    DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. — Gracie Parrish, the wife of fallen Douglas County Sheriff’s Deputy Zackari Parrish, read a final emotional goodbye to her husband at a large funeral service held Friday. Gracie and Zackari have two children and in her letter to her husband, Gracie speaks of her desire to leave her girls with the raw emotion and outpouring of support that accompanied their father’s death. “This is a letter I’d never thought I’d write. It is one filled with […]

  • Winter Park Express returns to shuttle skiers from Union Station

    DENVER — Interstate 70 is often a nightmare for motorists hoping to hit the slopes on a sunny Colorado day but for skiers and snowboarders who plan ahead, there’s an easier and far more relaxing way to enjoy the scenery along the way. Amtrak’s Winter Park Express returned last year after staying dormant for close to a decade. The Winter Park Express train made its first trip in seven years from Union Station in Denver to the ski resort in 2017. […]

  • “Dating Sunday,” marks the year’s busiest day for online daters

    If you’ve been looking for love in all the wrong places you may want to jump online with other Colorado lonely hearts this Sunday. According to the online dating sites Match.com, Plenty of Fish and Tinder, the first Sunday following the New Year has statistically proven to be the busiest dating day of the year. That schedule got a little shakeup this year because the 2018 holiday fell on a Sunday, pushing back the busy dating day. “Dating Sunday” not […]

  • Firefighters turn iconic Castle Rock star into thin blue line in tribute for slain deputy

    CASTLE ROCK, Colo. — The Castle Rock Fire Department has come up with a fitting tribute for fallen Douglas County sheriff’s deputy Zackari Parrish. Parrish, a 29-year-old father of two, died in an ambush at the Copper Canyon apartment complex early Sunday morning. In honor of Parrish, the Castle Rock Fire Department lit the town’s iconic star in a whole new way. Firefighters changed the horizontal bulbs from white to blue to create a “thin blue line.” “We hope that this […]

  • Gunman livestreamed shootout that killed one deputy, wounded 6 others

    HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. — The gunman who shot and killed 29-year-old Douglas County sheriff’s deputy Zackari Parrish recorded a 911 call he placed to dispatchers and livestreamed the moments he opened fire. In the video, which was posted to the streaming service Periscope by gunman Matthew Riehl, the shooter can be heard shouting to officers through a door, “Go away. Don’t come in. I’ve warned you.” He then shouts for the deputies to identify themselves. In the video, only audio […]