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  • Aggressive escaped bull shot and killed in Penrose

    PENROSE, Colo. — An aggressive bull that escaped and was on the loose was shot and killed on Wednesday morning in Penrose, the Fremont County Sheriff’s Office said. Because the bull posed an “extreme public safety hazard,” the bull was put down after it was seen running through private pastures with other animals. The bull was last seen in the tiny town of Penrose on Highway 50 between Pueblo and Canon City on Tuesday morning. It was described as being […]

  • Head-on crash injures 2, closes U.S. 287 south of Berthoud

    BERTHOUD, Colo. — A head-on crash closed both directions of U.S. 287 south of Berthoud on Wednesday morning, the Colorado State Patrol said. The crash happened about 7:30 a.m. and involved three vehicles. The third vehicle became involved after hitting road debris, the Colorado State Patrol said. One of the vehicles ended up going in the wrong direction on the highway, leading to the crash. The driver of the wrong-way vehicle was taken to Longmont United Hospital with serious injuries. […]

  • Man shot dead at Lakewood extended-stay motel identified

    LAKEWOOD, Colo. — The man who was shot and killed in the parking lot of an extended-stay motel was identified Wednesday by the Lakewood Police Department. Guadalupe Julian De La Rosa, 32, was found in the parking lot of the Crossland Denver Lakewood West motel at 715 S. Kipling St. just before 12:30 a.m. Monday. De La Rosa was found suffering from gunshot wounds and efforts to revive him were unsuccessful. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Police said […]

  • Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch puts Boulder County estate on market

    BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. — Newly minted Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch has put his three-acre estate in Boulder County up for sale, according to a listing with Colorado Landmark Realtors. Gorsuch, a fourth-generation Coloradan, was chosen by President Donald Trump to replace the late Antonin Scalia and was sworn in April 10. Gorsuch was on the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver from 2006 until his appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court. The five-bedroom, five-bathroom pale brick and […]

  • Suspect leads 4-county chase before crashing in Denver

    DENVER — A suspect is in custody after leading a four-county chase before crashing early Wednesday morning, according to law enforcement officials. The suspect was pulled over in Elbert County but then took off, officials said. Law enforcement put down strip spikes in Parker, but the suspect was able to continue before crashing at Colorado Boulevard and Leetsdale Drive in Denver. The front of the vehicle caught fire and the suspect was taken to a hospital as a precaution. The […]

  • One injured after dumpster fire at Brighton High School sends large plume of smoke into air

    BRIGHTON, Colo. — One person was injured after a dumpster fire at Brighton High School sent a large plume of black smoke into the air that was visible for miles on Tuesday morning. Crews responding to dumpster fire at 270 S 8th — Natalie Ridderbos (@BrightonFirePIO) June 20, 2017 The fire was reported after 10 a.m. at the school at 270 S. Eighth Ave. Firefighters were able to get the fire under control and crews checked the adjacent building […]

  • One rescued, residents evacuated from Denver apartment fire

    DENVER — One person was rescued and residents were evacuated after a fire broke out in an older building that had been converted to apartments early Tuesday morning, the Denver Fire Department said. The fire broke out in the 1500 block of Vine Street in the City Park West neighborhood before 4 a.m. and was believed to have started on the second floor on the back side of the building. One person was rescued from the third floor of the […]

  • Mother, 3 children from El Paso County killed in Wyoming head-on collision

    BAGGS, Wyo. — A woman and her three children were killed in a head-on collision in Wyoming last week that claimed five lives, the Wyoming State Patrol said. The crash happened about 3 p.m. Friday on Wyoming 789 near Baggs, just over the Colorado border north of Craig. Officials said a 2010 Nissan Armada crossed the center line and into oncoming traffic before colliding with a 2008 Chevrolet Silverado pickup. Both vehicles were engulfed in flames when troopers arrived. The […]

  • Man who died in paragliding accident on Green Mountain identified

    LAKEWOOD, Colo. — The man who died in a paragliding accident on Green Mountain on Friday night was identified Monday morning. The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office said 37-year-old Matthew Lafler of Lakewood died in the crash. West Metro Fire Rescue said Lafler crashed in steep terrain on the west side of the Lakewood mountain on Friday night. Crews initiated a rope rescue operation but called it off because dark conditions, a steep slope and loose rock hampered them. Crews returned […]

  • Highway 52 near Erie reopens after head-on collision

    BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. — A serious head-on collision closed Highway 52 for four hours on Monday morning, the Erie Police Department said. One vehicle reportedly rolled over and caught fire in the crash about 7:30 a.m. at Highway 52 and Weld County Road 1. It’s not known the extent of any injuries. The road was closed between County Line Road and Weld County Road 3 as crews investigated the cause of the crash.

  • Police investigating death near University of Denver

    DENVER — Detectives are investigating a death at an apartment building near the University of Denver on Monday morning, the Denver Police Department said. The death was being investigated in the 2300 block of South University Boulevard just south of East Iliff Avenue. Police did not say what the circumstances were surrounding the death or how it was being investigated. The name, age and gender of the victim were not released, and police did not say if they were looking […]

  • Vehicle crashes into Lakewood gun shop in attempted smash-and-grab

    LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Suspects tried to ram a vehicle into a gun shop in an attempted smash-and-grab early Monday morning, the Lakewood Police Department said. The Jeep, which was believed to have been stolen, was stopped by metal posts in front of Green Mountain Guns at 3355 S. Yarrow St. near U.S. 285 and South Wadsworth Boulevard about 4 a.m. At least two suspects got out of the Jeep, got into another vehicle and fled the scene, police said. “A […]