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    Snow causes treacherous conditions during evening commute

    DENVER — Heavy snow and arctic winds caused flash freezing on the west side of the Denver metro area and in the foothills, the Colorado State Patrol said Thursday. RELATED: CDOT travel alerts By 4:15 p.m., the snow was also causing slick conditions south of Denver in Douglas County. A little later, the storm started impacting roads on the east side of the metro area.

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    Track CDOT’s snowplows with interactive map

    DENVER — We’ve all wondered “Where are all the snowplows?” after a significant snowstorm hits the Denver metro area. An interactive map on the Colorado Department of Transportation’s website provides near real-time location information for its snowplow fleet. You can also see how fast each plow is going, the direction they’re traveling and the distance they’ve covered in the past hour.  

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    Woman hides pregnancy from mother-in-law until day before delivery

    ROY, Utah — A Utah couple managed to keep a big secret from members of their family for nearly nine months. When Tannin and Katie Pease found out Katie was pregnant with their third child, they decided to wait as long as possible to tell Tannin’s mom. They managed to keep it a secret until the day before Katie was set to deliver. The family recorded the moment they revealed the news to Tannin’s mom, Carolynn. So how’d they manage to hide […]

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    Protester tries to snatch Confederate flag during live news report

    CHARLESTON, S.C. — A reporter was live on TV outside the College of Charleston on Wednesday when a man ran through the shot, jumped and ran through two strips of police tape, and tried to snatch a Confederate flag away from another man. Members of South Carolina’s Secessionist Party protested outside the Sottile Theater where Bree Newsome was speaking. Newsome became famous two years ago after ripping the Confederate flag from a poll on South Carolina’s statehouse grounds. She returned to […]

  • LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 12:  Recording artist Beyonce performs onstage during The 59th GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on February 12, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images for NARAS)

    Beyoncé cancels plans to perform at Coachella

    LOS ANGELES — Beyoncé will not be performing at Coachella this year. She is expecting twins with her husband Jay-Z. “Following the advice of her doctors to keep a less rigorous schedule in the coming months, Beyoncé has made the decision to forgo performing at the 2017 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival” festival organizers stated on Facebook on Thursday. Beyoncé had been schedule to perform on April 15 and April 22. Fans do have something to look forward to, though: […]

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    Former Denver firefighter accused of viewing child porn at work

    DENVER — A former Denver firefighter has been charged with possession of child pornography. Mark Jacobson, 53, is accused of having sexually exploitive photos and videos on his cellphone, according to the Denver District Attorney’s Office. Jacobson allegedly viewed the material while he was at work in July. The district attorney’s office said an internet hosting company suspected its service was being used to host images of child pornography and submitted a report to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Jacobson was […]

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    Dog needed 66 stitches after being kicked by skier, owner says

    PITKIN COUNTY, Colo. — A dog needed three hours of surgery and 66 stitches after being kicked by a skier in Aspen, the dog’s owner told the Aspen Times. Owner Daniel Brown said on Facebook that his dog had serious lacerations on all four legs and two severed tendons. Brown told the paper that he and Snoopy were in the Tiehack area of Buttermilk about 3:50 p.m. Monday when the dog snapped loose from a leash and ran toward a downhill skier. According to […]

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    Ex-boyfriend of Ashley Doolittle expected to enter plea in murder case

    LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. — The Berthoud teenager accused of kidnapping and killing his 18-year-old ex-girlfriend is expected to enter a plea in court Thursday. Tanner Flores is charged with first-degree murder and second-degree kidnapping in the death of Ashley Doolittle. Flores is accused of killing Doolittle on June 9 and driving her body to a family-owned property in Mesa County. Flores allegedly told investigators he shot Doolittle twice in the head, then drove her body across the state because “he (was) upset with […]

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    $2,000 reward for suspect who sparked lockdown at Englewood City Hall

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — There is a $2,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest of the man who sparked a lockdown at the Englewood City Hall on Wednesday. Metro Denver CrimeStoppers released two photos of the man on Thursday. On Wednesday, police said they responded to city hall on a report of a person with a gun. Investigators said a staff member confronted the suspect after finding him going through a desk inside a private city office and there was […]

  • Moira Johnston was seen exercising her legal right to walk topless through New York City on Aug. 11, 2012.

    Federal judge: Fort Collins can’t enforce ban on women going topless

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. — A federal judge has ordered the city of Fort Collins to stop enforcing a policy that bans women from showing their breasts in public. It started with one woman asking, “If men can go topless, why can’t women?” “It’s sexist because it specifically discriminates against female breasts,” Brittiany Hoagland said in 2015. Hoagland, Samantha Six and a group called Free the Nipple — Fort Collins made headlines across the country when they protested on the corner of College Avenue […]

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    Judge: Police can’t stop protests at Denver International Airport

    DENVER — A U.S. District judge has ruled that police cannot stop people from protesting at Denver International Airport. Earlier this month, protesters gathered at airports across the country, including DIA, after President Donald Trump ordered a ban on immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim countries. Activists filed a federal civil rights lawsuit after the City of Denver and two Denver police officers tried to shut down the protests. The city said they needed to apply for a permit seven days in advance. […]

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    Colorado mom, baby in critical condition after crash in Utah

    SALT LAKE CITY — A Colorado woman was 34 weeks pregnant, according to her family, when she was involved in a deadly crash in Utah last week. Amy Stevenson Wilson, 32, was heading to the Salt Lake Temple on Feb. 16 when she was in a head-on collision. The other car involved in the crash was driven by a teenager who was allegedly racing with another vehicle, according KSTU. Two seniors at West High School were killed in the crash. Police said the Chevrolet Impala the students […]