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  • Anadarko to permanently shut down well linked to fatal Firestone explosion

    FIRESTONE, Colo. — Anadarko Petroleum said Wednesday it will permanently shut down the gas well it owns that was linked to a fatal home explosion and fire in Firestone that killed two men last month. Two other wells in the neighborhood where the April 17 explosion occurred in the 6300 block of Twilight Avenue will also be shut down, the company said. Investigators said the explosion was caused by unrefined, odorless natural gas from a cut 1-inch pipeline that was […]

  • Suspect already jailed arrested in death of man found in Englewood duck pond

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — A man already in jail for suspicion of murder has been arrested in the death of a man whose body was found in a duck pond earlier this year, the Englewood Police Department said Wednesday. Mikhail Purpera, 29, is in the Denver County jail on charges unrelated to the death of Patrick Steven Murphy. He’s being held on suspicion of first-degree murder, aggravated robbery, possession of a weapon by a previous offender, possession of a controlled substance, […]

  • Amazon begins same-day grocery delivery in Denver metro area

    DENVER — Amazon announced Tuesday it is beginning same-day delivery of groceries and household goods in the Denver metro area. The e-commerce behemoth follows other grocery chains that offer home delivery of groceries in Denver through AmazonFresh, including Safeway-Albertsons, King Soopers and Natural Grocers. Customers can order groceries, household goods, beauty products and other items from local specialty shops. The cost is $14.99 a month with an Amazon Prime membership. A wide range of groceries, fresh fruits, vegetables, meat, seafood, […]

  • Peyton Manning sings ‘Tennessee Whiskey’ with Chris Stapleton at Red Rocks

    MORRISON, Colo. — Country singer Chris Stapleton performed his new song “Either Way” on the finale of “The Voice” on Tuesday. Sobbing because @ChrisStapleton. #VoiceFinale pic.twitter.com/212Cfwb2LY — The Voice (@NBCTheVoice) May 24, 2017 But later in the night, the popular singer hit the stage at Red Rocks Amphitheatre for the first of two shows and invited none other than former Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning to the stage. Manning then sang “Tennessee Whiskey” together — much to the delight of the […]

  • Charges filed against man accused of removing testicles from transgender woman

    DENVER — A man without a medical license who allegedly used an Army surgical kit to remove the testicles of a transgender woman was formally charged Tuesday, the Denver District Attorney’s Office said. James Pennington, 57 of Denver, has been charged with one count of second-degree reckless assault and one count of unauthorized practice of medicine. Pennington is alleged to have removed the testicles and sutured the opening while the woman’s wife watched the 90-minute procedure on Wednesday, according to a […]

  • 2 girls injured in flash fire at Commerce City duplex

    COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — Two girls were injured after a flash fire at a Commerce City duplex on Tuesday morning, the South Adams Fire Department said. The fire was reported about 6:30 a.m. in the 6900 block of Weiman Court. The girls, ages 15 and 11, were injured after a small explosion in a room they were in and caused a fire. Firefighters were able to get the fire under control. The girls were taken to Children’s Hospital Colorado to be […]

  • Suspect sought in suspicious incident in Parker

    PARKER, Colo. — A man is being sought after a suspicious incident last week, the Parker Police Department said. Police responded to the 18600 block of Stroh Road just before 6:30 p.m. Friday. Four children told police they were walking down the road when they said a man in a black van rolled down the window and “talked to the kids in a manner that frightened them.” Police said the vehicle might have been a newer model van, Suburban or […]

  • Police: Suspect wearing white ‘clown-type’ makeup, glove with blades fatally stabs man

    DENVER — A man was stabbed and later died outside a popular taco restaurant in an early-morning attack Tuesday, the Denver Police Department. The incident happened near Broadway and 11th Avenue, near the Torchy’s Tacos restaurant, about 12:45 a.m. When police arrived, they found the 29-year-old man unresponsive in the restaurant’s parking lot. He was taken to Denver Health Medical Center and pronounced dead. RELATED: Probable cause statement Witnesses told police the man got into an argument with another man […]

  • ‘Tremendous’ storm allows Arapahoe Basin to add bonus weekend

    ARAPAHOE BASIN, Colo. — A “tremendous” late-season storm that dropped 2 feet of snow will allow Arapahoe Basin Ski Area to extend its season, the resort announced Tuesday. The Black Mountain Express and Lenaweee Mountain lifts will be open for a bonus weekend of top-to-bottom skiing and snowboarding on June 9-11. The resort will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. If conditions are still good, the resort, on the west side of Loveland Pass, said it’s possible it […]

  • Juvenile suspect in custody after 2 males shot in Castle Rock

    CASTLE ROCK, Colo. — Two males were injured in a shooting Monday night that is not believed to be a random act of violence, the Castle Rock Police Department said. Officers responded about 9 p.m. after neighbors in the 200 block of Ash Avenue reported hearing gunshots. Within minutes of the initial call, the two victims were found suffering from gunshot wounds about two miles away at South Wilcox Street and Rio Grande Drive. The victims, who drove from the […]

  • One seriously injured in Denver shooting

    DENVER — One person was seriously injured in an early-morning shooting Tuesday, the Denver Police Department said. The person was shot in a vehicle near 22nd and Lawrence streets and later found about two miles away near East 29th Avenue and Vine Street. The person was taken to a hospital in unknown condition. Police have not released any suspect information or what led to the shooting.

  • Denver man arrested after removing transgender woman’s testicles

    DENVER — A man without a medical license was arrested after allegedly using an Army surgical kit to remove the testicles of a transgender woman at her apartment, the Denver Police Department said. James Pennington, 57 of Denver, is alleged to have removed the testicles and sutured the opening while the woman’s wife watched the 90-minute procedure on Wednesday, according to a probable cause statement. RELATED: Probable cause statement The surgical kit included a scalpel, Iidocaine, medical dressings and other […]