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  • DIA trains disrupted twice on one of busiest travel days of year

    DENVER — Trains between the concourses at Denver International Airport were disrupted twice on Wednesday morning on one of the busiest travel days of the year. A technical issue with the trains that serve the concourses and terminal caused slower travel times and led to extremely long lines at the airport just before 8 a.m. RELATED: Security wait times Hundreds of people waited to get through security and onto the trains, which were run manually by engineers as the situation […]

  • 15-year-old charged with first-degree murder in Longmont stabbing

    BOULDER, Colo. — Prosecutors on Wednesday morning charged a 15-year-old boy with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of Longmont resident Makayla Grote. The charges were filed in juvenile court, but prosecutors asked the case be moved to district court so the teenager can be tried as an adult. A hearing was scheduled for March 5-7 when a judge will consider the motion to move the case to district court. Because the boy younger than 16 years old, the Boulder […]

  • Pedestrian killed after being struck by vehicle in Fort Collins

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. — A pedestrian was killed after being struck by a vehicle on Tuesday night, the Fort Collins Police Department said. The pedestrian, an unidentified man, was crossing Drake Road toward the south when he was hit by a 1999 Honda sedan that was traveling westbound and did not have its headlights on. The pedestrian was taken to Medical Center of the Rockies where he was pronounced dead. He has not been identified, pending notification of next of […]

  • Greeley oil field worker dies after pipeline fire

    GREELEY, Colo. — An oil field worker who was among three people injured in a gas pipeline fire last week died Tuesday night, the Weld County Coroner’s Office said. George Cottingham, 61 of Greeley, was taken to North Colorado Medical Center after the fire about 10 miles east of Galeton on Thursday. The final manner and cause of his death are awaiting autopsy and laboratory results, the coroner’s office said. One DCP Midstream employee and two contractors were performing routine […]

  • One injured, I-270 reopens in both directions after multivehicle crash snarls traffic for hours

    DENVER — One person was injured in a multivehicle crash that closed Interstate 270 for more than four hours on Wednesday morning, the Denver Police Department said. The crash happened in the eastbound lanes before the Quebec Street exit about 4:30 a.m., and involved two semitrucks and three vehicles, police said. At least one person had to be removed from a vehicle and was taken to a hospital with possible critical injuries, police said. The extent of the injuries was […]

  • Pedestrian killed in Lakewood hit-and-run

    LAKEWOOD, Colo. — A pedestrian was killed after being struck by a vehicle in a hit-and-run crash late Tuesday night, the Lakewood Police Department said. The accident happened at West 13th Avenue and Otis Street about 10 p.m. Police said the male pedestrian was in the roadway when he was struck by a vehicle traveling eastbound on 13th Avenue. Police said after the crash, the vehicle was seen on surveillance video stopping and after pausing, leaving the area. Video showed […]

  • 25 chicks killed in early-morning chicken coop fire in Boulder County

    BOULDER COUNTY, — About 25 chicks were killed in an early-morning fire that destroyed a chicken coop and a loafing shed on Tuesday morning, the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office said. Officials responded to the fire in the 7100 block of Oriole Lane about 12:45 a.m. Sheriff’s deputies and Mountain View Fire Protection District firefighters found the coop engulfed in flames upon arrival. The homeowners were able to get two horses to safety. Neighbors were notified of the fire, but no […]

  • Uber fined $8.9 million by Colorado for numerous driver qualification violations

    DENVER — Ride-sharing service Uber was hit with an $8.9 million fine after it was found 57 people with past criminal or motor vehicle offenses were allowed to drive for the company, the Colorado Public Utilities Commission said Monday. The drivers had major moving violations, including driving under the influence, reckless driving and driving under restraint. Some drivers also had licenses revoked, suspended or canceled, the PUC said. Uber allowed the drivers to work for the company for the past […]

  • Strong winds lead to multiple crashes, closure of I-25 in northern Colorado

    LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. — Interstate 25 in northern Colorado was closed Monday because of high winds that toppled several semitrucks, the Colorado Department of Transportation said. Northbound lanes were closed between Wellington and the Wyoming border. The Wyoming Department of Transportation closed the interstate from Cheyenne to the Colorado state line because of several crashes. CDOT closed southbound lanes from the Wyoming state line to Wellington. CDOT reopened the lanes around 2:30 p.m. I-25 closed both directions b/t Wellington & […]

  • Broncos fire offensive coordinator Mike McCoy after sixth consecutive loss

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- The Broncos fired offensive coordinator Mike McCoy on Monday morning, one day after the team lost to the Cincinnati Bengals for their sixth consecutive loss.

  • Service dog shot, loses leg defending victim; police searching for suspects

    WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. — A 10-year-old service dog had one of her legs amputated after being shot while defending her owner during an assault at a motel last week, the Wheat Ridge Police Department said Friday. A male and a female broke into an occupied room at the American Motel near Kipling Street and Interstate 70 about 11:30 p.m. on Nov. 10, police said. The male suspect allegedly assaulted one of the victims with a handgun. The victim’s service dog […]

  • Man killed in industrial accident in Englewood

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — A man was killed in an industrial accident on Friday morning, the Englewood Police Department said. Police and firefighters responded to All Recycling at 1775 W. Wesley Ave. about 8:30 a.m. after an explosion was reported. A man was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. The cause of the accident is under investigation. The man has not been identified, pending notification of next of kin by the Arapahoe County Coroner’s Office.