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  • 51-year-old Safeway store in Cherry Creek to close after lease terminated

    DENVER — The Safeway store in Cherry Creek, a 51-year fixture, will close after the landlord said it will terminate the lease, the company said Friday. The lease will be terminated by Tauman Centers on Jan. 4. No specific date has been set for the closure of the store at East First Avenue and Steele Street. “We are certainly disappointed having to close this store as it’s been a fixture in the Cherry Creek neighborhood for the past 51 years. […]

  • Woman injured in East Colfax stabbing

    DENVER — A woman was injured after a stabbing early Friday morning, the Denver Police Department said. The incident happened before 3 a.m. at East Colfax Avenue and Pearl Street when the woman left a business and found several people leaning on her vehicle. When she asked them to get away, the group got aggressive, and a woman pulled a knife and stabbed the victim multiple times in the back. The woman drove away and found an officer at at East 14th […]

  • One killed in crash involving motorcycle, vehicle on I-25

    DENVER — One person was killed in a crash involving a vehicle and a motorcycle on Interstate 25 late Thursday night, the Denver Police Departmetn said. The crash happened in the northbound lanes of the interstate near Downing Street just before 11 p.m. Police did not provide details of what led to the crash. The name, age and gender of the person who died were not released. The interstate was closed for several hours at University Boulevard for the investigation […]

  • Hancock, Denver delegation reported safe in London after explosion

    LONDON — Denver Mayor Michael Hancock said he and a delegation from the city are safe in London after an “improvised explosive device” detonated in a subway train on Friday morning. @CityofDenver delegation safe after alleged terrorist incident on @LondonUK__ train. Please pray for affected individuals and their families — Michael B. Hancock (@MayorHancock) September 15, 2017 Hancock and the delegation have been in London since Wednesday as part of an economic development, tourism and air service mission. The delegation plans […]

  • Denver to Vail in 9 minutes: Colorado route a finalist for Hyperloop One high-speed travel network

    LOS ANGELES — A Colorado route was selected Thursday as a finalist for the Hyperloop One high-speed transportation network, the Colorado Department of Transportation said Thursday. The 360-mile route from Cheyenne, Wyoming, to Pueblo by the Rocky Mountain Hyperloop team was one of 10 selected. It would service 10 urban centers and more than 4.8 million people, and include a leg that extends to Vail. Hyperloop One will commit resources and work with the Rocky Mountain Hyperloop team to determine the […]

  • Dobby the baby giraffe to remain at Denver Zoo

    DENVER — Dobby the baby giraffe will be staying in Colorado for the foreseeable future, the Denver Zoo announced Thursday. The zoo posted the news on social media about the giraffe, which was born Feb. 28 and was only 5-foot and 73 pounds — small for a newborn giraffe, zoo officials said. “I’m getting big,” a zoo staff member held on a piece of paper in front of Dobby, who now is 8-foot and 450 pounds. At the end of the video, the […]

  • Man charged in fatal hit-and-run outside of Coors Field

    DENVER — A suspect has been formally charged in connection with a fatal hit-and-run outside of Coors Field last month, the Denver District Attorney’s Office said Wednesday. Adrian Escalante, 28, is charged with one count of vehicular homicide and one count of leaving the scene of an accident, both felonies. Escalante was arrested outside his Aurora home on Saturday, 2 1/2 weeks after the crash. The district attorney’s office did not say how they found Escalante. About 2 a.m. on […]

  • Colorado to join other states in suing to block end of DACA

    DENVER — Gov. John Hickenlooper announced Wednesday that Colorado plans to join more than a dozen other states in a lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. DACA, which was implemented by former President Barack Obama, protects about 800,000 young immigrants living in the U.S. illegally from deportation. “President Trump’s decision to end the DACA program is outrageous and risks the futures of more than 17,000 Coloradans,” Hickenlooper said in a statement. “Colorado benefits when (DACA […]

  • Broncos match $87,500 raised by players for Hurricane Harvey relief

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The Broncos have matched the $87,500 raised by their players for Hurricane Harvey relief, the team said Wednesday. The organization donated $43,750 each to the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Houston and the United Way of Greater Houston. Broncos receiver Emmanuel Sanders, a Houston native, led the players’ donation efforts. “We could not be more proud of Emmanuel Sanders and his teammates for stepping up and taking the initiative to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey,” […]

  • Red Rocks Amphitheatre holding contest to design its next poster

    DENVER — Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre is holding a contest to design its next poster. The winner will receive two tickets to a concert of their choice next year. Participants can submit an original painting, drawing, photo, computer-generated illustration or screen print. It can depict the venue/structures, an event, the park, trails or weather phenomenon. It must include “Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 2017 Morrison, Colorado” and the artist’s name; the final printed poster will be 24 inches wide by 36 inches […]

  • Singing sensation Kayla Hruby on her sudden fame: ‘It’s crazy’

    DENVER — Broomfield High School senior Kayla Hruby has gained national fame after her stirring rendition of the national anthem before the Broncos’ opener on Monday night against the Los Angeles Chargers. Besides performing in front of more than 76,000 people at Sports Authority Field at Mile High, the national anthem aired live on ESPN on the 16th anniversary of 9/11. The performance drew rave reviews across social media. “Social media is just crazy,” she said Wednesday morning on “Good […]

  • 41,000 pounds of watermelons destroyed after semitruck catches fire on U.S. 285

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — Overheated brakes caused a semitruck to catch fire Tuesday, destroying the 41,000 pounds of watermelons it was hauling, West Metro Fire Rescue said. The truck caught fire on U.S. 285 285 about one-quarter mile west of C-470 about 5 p.m. The cab and trailer were destroyed by the flames. Burned melons went down an embankment onto Turkey Creek Road, officials said. No injuries were reported.