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  • Shake Shack hosts pop-up event ahead of first Colorado restaurant opening

    DENVER — Popular burger chain Shake Shack is expected to open its first Colorado restaurant later this year. An official opening date has not been announced, but the chain hosted a pop-up preview event on Saturday. It was held at The Source at 3350 Brighton Blvd. Founder Danny Meyer was expected to be at the event. ShackBurgers were served on a first-come, first-served basis, with a limit of two burgers per person. Shake Shack will open later this year at […]

  • Mother, child killed in 4-vehicle crash near Fort Lupton identified

    WELD COUNTY, Colo. — Two people were killed and several others were injured in a four-vehicle crash on Friday morning, Colorado State Patrol said. 29-year-old Sheila Sinclair of Lochbuie and her 6-year-old son Jackson Sinclair died in the crash, the Colorado State Patrol said Saturday. Investigators said neither of them were wearing seat belts. The woman’s 2 younger daughters were hospitalized Saturday. Randal McIrvin of Keenesburg was in another vehicle and he was in the hospital with life-threatening injuries. Investigators […]

  • No suspect found after shots fired near C-470 and Ken Caryl Avenue

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — Residents were told to shelter in place and several schools went on lockout on Friday morning after multiple shots were fired, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office said. The sheriff’s office received multiple calls about 6:30 a.m. in the area of West Ken Caryl Avenue and C-470, the sheriff’s office said. Detectives were able to confirm multiple shots were fired after receiving video from a witness. The video was shot at an apartment complex behind a Safeway […]

  • Salmonella outbreak at Aims Community College in Weld County sickens 10

    GREELEY, Colo. — Ten people have been sickened after a salmonella outbreak at Aims Community College in Greeley this month, the Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment said Thursday. Officials said the illness might be associated with catered events held on campus on Feb. 9 and Feb. 13. The events were catered by the restaurant Burrito Delight in Fort Lupton. Of the confirmed cases, six adults are from Weld County, one is from Larimer County and one is […]

  • Broncos do away with paper tickets, switch to mobile-only entry

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The Broncos are doing away with paper tickets starting with the 2018 season, the team announced Thursday. Single-game and season tickets are affected by the change. The Broncos will not send tickets through the mail and ticket holders will not be able to print electronic tickets. Anyone going to games at Sports Authority Field at Mile High will need to use the free Broncos 365 app on smartphones to access tickets. The team said it made the change […]

  • Student in custody after threat of violence at Bear Creek High School

    LAKEWOOD, Colo. — A student has been taken into custody after making a threat of violence against Bear Creek High School in Lakewood, Jefferson County Public Schools said Wednesday. The district received several reports about the threat late Tuesday night through Safe2Tell Colorado. Officials did not say on which social media platform the threat or the nature of it. The district and Lakewood Police Department began investigating the threat about 11 p.m. The student’s name, age and gender have not […]

  • U.S. Forest Service to impose visitor cap, reservation system for Hanging Lake Trail

    GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. — The U.S. Forest Service will begin limiting the number of people who can use Hanging Lake Trail each day in an attempt to protect one of the most popular natural attractions in the state. The draft decision released Tuesday will limit visitors to 615 a day year-round beginning later this year, a 40 percent reduction from the 1,000 people who use the trail on the busiest days during the summer. There will be a fee-based reservation […]

  • Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission director Matt Lepore steps down

    DENVER — The director of the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission is resigning effective March 2 to return to the private sector. Matt Lepore has led the commission since August 2. He will be joining private energy consulting firm Adamantine Energy. The agency he’s leaving regulates the state’s oil and gas industry. “Matt performed one of the most demanding jobs in state government. He did so with style and substance that provided calm over an area often at the […]

  • Snowpacked roads lead to crashes, several delayed openings as storm moves out

    DENVER — Interstates and roads were snowpacked for the Tuesday morning commute after the Presidents Day storm. Several schools delayed start times because of poor road conditions and temperatures plunging to near zero across the metro area. Several crashes were reported on Interstates 25 and 70 during the morning commute. There were crashes on off-interstate roads as well. Storm resources Full forecast Closures and delays Traffic conditions Storm photos Snow forecast Watches and warnings CDOT travel alerts Interactive radar CDOT […]

  • 2 employees treated for smoke inhalation in Thornton nursing home fire

    THORNTON, Colo. — Two employees were injured after a fire broke out at a nursing home on Tuesday morning, the Thornton Fire Department said. Firefighters responded to the Elms Haven Center at 12080 Bellaire Way about 2:15 a.m. on a report of a fire in a kitchen. The fire was contained to the kitchen area, and no rooms or residents were affected. Two employees were taken to hospitals to be treated for smoke inhalation. Officials are contacting family members about […]

  • Greeley homeowner shoots suspected intruder while holding man at gunpoint as wife called 911

    GREELEY, Colo. — A man suspected of forcing his way into a residence was shot by a homeowner while being held at gunpoint as his wife called 911 early Monday morning, the Greeley Police Department said. Police were sent to the 1700 block of 15th Street about 5:25 a.m. on a report of a burglary in progress. The homeowner had confronted the suspect inside the residence and was holding him at gunpoint until officers arrived, police said. As the wife […]

  • Developer submits concept of 81-story skyscraper in downtown Denver

    DENVER — A development team has submitted a site concept with the city to build an 81-story mixed-use skyscraper in downtown Denver. The concept, submitted by New York-based Greenwich Realty Capital, calls for a new skyscraper on the southeast corner of 17th and California streets. It would have a hotel, residential units and retail space. The filing was received on or about Wednesday by the Denver Community Planning and Development Department. The group first unveiled plans for the project in […]