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  • Ashley Mead

    Police: Ashley Mead’s body parts might have been left in several areas, suitcase

    BOULDER, Colo. -- Ashley Mead, the 25-year-old mother who was reported missing earlier this week, is believed to have been killed and her body partially dismembered, with some parts left in various places across several states and in a suitcase, the Boulder Police Department said Friday.

  • A light rail train and a vehicle collided at Park Avenue West and Welton Street in Denver on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017.

    No injuries after RTD light rail train collides with vehicle in Five Points

    DENVER — No injuries were reported after an RTD light rail train collided with a vehicle in the Five Points neighborhood on Friday morning, the Denver Police Department said. The crash happened at Park Avenue West and Welton Street just before 10 a.m. It’s not known how many people were in the vehicle and in the train at the time of the crash. Welton Street was closed at 22nd Street and Park Avenue West was closed at California Street. There […]

  • St. Aidan's Episcopal Church (Photo: Google Maps)

    Man accused of groping woman in front of church on CU campus

    BOULDER, Colo. — A man is being sought after he is alleged to have groped a woman in front of a church on the University of Colorado campus late Thursday night, the university’s police department said. Two female students said they were walking eastbound on the north side of Colorado just in front of St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church about 11:50 p.m. when a man approached them. The man asked the women “Do you guys want to have some fun?” When […]

  • A rendering shows the section of an expanded Interstate 70 that would have a four-acre cover on top. (Photo: Colorado Department of Transportation)

    CDOT officials greeted to shouts of anger at I-70 project meeting

    DENVER — A meeting between residents and Colorado Department of Transportation officials over the $1.2 billion Interstate 70 expansion project turned heated on Thursday night. Opponents of the project wore black face masks to raise concerns about air pollution in the area, and community leaders and residents brought their own microphone to the meeting at the Swansea Recreation Center. The Federal Highway Administration approved the plan last month to reconstruct a 10-mile stretch of the interstate between Interstate 25 and Chambers […]

  • A Line train crash in Aurora.

    Aurora police release graphic video of fatal A Line crash

    AURORA, Colo. -- The Aurora Police Department on Thursday released surveillance video of an RTD A Line train crashing into a van earlier this week that killed a 56-year-old man.

  • Richard Hammond

    Falcon District 49 transportation director found fatally shot in vehicle in Denver

    DENVER — The transportation director for Falcon District 49 was found dead from a gunshot wound inside his vehicle on Tuesday, the Denver Police Department. Richard Hammond, 63, left his home near Bruce Randolph Avenue and York Street between 3:30 a.m. and 4 a.m. for his job with the school district in Fountain. His 2012 Subaru Impreza sedan was found in an alley off East 37th Avenue between York and Gaylord streets, less than a half-mile from his house. His […]

  • Ashley Mead and Adam Densmore. (Photo: Boulder County Sheriff's Office)

    Adam Densmore arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder in case of missing Boulder mom

    BOULDER, Colo. -- A warrant for first-degree murder was issued Thursday in the case of a missing woman, the Boulder Police Department said Thursday. Adam Densmore, 32, was served the warrant while being held in Oklahoma, in the death of 25-year-old Ashley Mead.

  • weather

    Denver sets record high temperature for second consecutive day

    DENVER — Denver recorded a record high temperature Thursday for the second consecutive day, the National Weather Service said. The temperature hit 71 degrees at 12:11 p.m. at Denver International Airport, the city’s official reporting station, breaking a record that had stood for 47 years. The previous record high was 70 degrees on Feb. 16, 1970. The high peaked at 75 degrees at 3 p.m. Denver broke a 31-year-old record Wednesday with a high of 67 degrees, breaking the previous […]

  • Patrick Murphy (Photo: Englewood Police Department)

    Police: Man found in Englewood duck pond was shot multiple times in November

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — A man found dead Saturday in an Englewood duck pond had been shot several times and the body was apparently dumped in the water in November, the Englewood Police Department said Thursday. A passerby found the remains of 33-year-old Patrick Murphy about 12:15 p.m. Saturday on the northwest corner of South Broadway and West Jefferson Avenue. Police believe Murphy was shot and killed on Nov. 12 in the early-morning hours near the pond and the body was […]

  • LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 13:  Head Coach Larry Eustachy of the Colorado State Rams calls to his team during a semifinal game of the Mountain West Conference basketball tournament against the San Diego State Aztecs at the Thomas & Mack Center on March 13, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)

    CSU documents show basketball coach Larry Eustachy created culture of ‘fear and intimidation’

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. — Colorado State University men’s basketball coach Larry Eustachy created an atmosphere of “fear and intimidation,” an investigation by the school from the 2013-14 season revealed. The Coloradoan obtained documents from the 99-day investigation, and Eustachy acknowledged he “crossed the line” and later said he would “go way over the line at times” when asked about the program’s atmosphere by former athletic director Jack Graham. Eustachy called players derogatory names, threw chairs, soda cans and erasers, and punched […]

  • Accident involving a sedan and garbage truck in the 1700 block of South Federal Boulevard on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017.

    Trash truck leaks several gallons of fuel after crash in southwest Denver

    DENVER — An accident involving a sedan and a garbage truck led to a spill of about 50 gallons of fuel in southwest Denver on Thursday morning. The crash happened in the 1700 block of South Federal Boulevard, near West Mexico Avenue, about 6:20 a.m., the Denver Police Department said. It’s not known if there were any injuries. Southbound Federal Boulevard was down to one lane as police investigated and worked to clear the crash.

  • Clerk killed in liquor store robbery in Colorado Springs on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017. (Photo: KRDO)

    Liquor store clerk fatally shot in Colorado Springs robbery

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A 60-year-old clerk was shot and later died during a robbery gone bad at a liquor store in Colorado Springs late Wednesday night, KRDO reported. The shooting happened at Empire Liquors (3381 N. Academy Blvd.) just before midnight. Officers with the Colorado Springs Police Department found the clerk outside the liquor store suffering from gunshot wounds to the chest and abdomen. He was taken to a hospital but was later pronounced dead. Police said they are […]