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  • 13-year-old girl missing during family vacation in Colorado Springs found safe in Texas

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A 13-year-old girl who disappeared while vacationing with her family in Colorado Springs last week has been found safe in Texas, the Colorado Springs Police Department said. Adalie Rivera of Lubbock, Texas, had been missing since early Friday morning. She was staying with her family at the Quality Inn Colorado Springs Airport hotel. Police said she was found in Dumas, Texas, in the Texas Panhandle, about 315 miles southeast of Colorado Springs and about 170 miles north of […]

  • Lyons restaurant significantly damaged in early-morning fire

    LYONS, Colo. — A Lyons restaurant suffered up to $30,000 in damages in an early-morning fire Tuesday, the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office said. The fire was first reported at Mojos Taqueria at 216 Main St. about 12:40 a.m. Callers said they could see flames coming from the business, the sheriff’s office said. The sheriff’s office as well as the Lyons, Hygiene and Lefthand fire protection districts responded to the scene. Most of the damage was to a wooden deck and […]

  • Thornton man found dead in Rocky Mountain National Park identified

    ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. — The body of a 39-year-old Thornton man was found in the Longs Peak area on Sunday afternoon, Rocky Mountain National Park officials said. The man was identified Monday as Pawel Abramczyk. Abramczyk was winter mountaineering with two other men when they left the Longs Peak trailhead at 2:30 a.m. Saturday with the intent to summit the popular 14,259-foot mountain. Abramczyk decided to descend and return to the trailhead on his own, and was last […]

  • Elway writes letter urging Senate Judiciary Committee to confirm Gorsuch

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Broncos general manager John Elway urged the Senate Judiciary Committee to confirm Colorado native Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court in an endorsement letter written on what appeared to be official team letterhead. But a team official later stated it was Elway’s personal letterhead and “his endorsement is independent of the Denver Broncos.” BREAKING: On official @Broncos letterhead, @johnelway urges Senate Judiciary to confirm #gorsuch #copolitics #coleg #GorsuchHearing pic.twitter.com/HwkmRkrM0B — Peter Marcus (@MediaMarcus) March 20, 2017 “A native […]

  • Retired CU live mascot Ralphie IV dies

    BOULDER, Colo. — Retired University of Colorado mascot Ralphie IV died Sunday morning, the school announced Monday. The live buffalo mascot was on the sideline for 11 seasons, from 1998 to 2008. She was a month short of turning 20. The school said the buffalo developed an abnormal growth on her left side and tests revealed she was suffering from liver failure. With no treatment options, she was humanely euthanized. Ralphie IV: April 1997 to March 19, 2017. We will […]

  • At least one injured in multivehicle crash involving RTD bus

    DENVER — A multivehicle crash involving an RTD bus temporarily closed eastbound Sixth Avenue on Monday morning. The crash happened about 6:30 a.m. at Perry Street approaching Federal Boulevard. Sixth Avenue was closed temporarily for officials to move the bus and crash scene. One lane of traffic reopened just before 7 a.m. At least one person was taken to a hospital with unknown injuries. It’s not known if there were any other injuries. The cause of the crash is under […]

  • Motorcyclist injured in crash 2 days after deadly collision in same Denver intersection

    DENVER — A motorcyclist was injured after a collision with a vehicle on Monday morning, two days after a deadly crash in the same intersection, the Denver Police Department said. The crash happened about 6 a.m. at East Fifth Avenue and Lincoln Street. The motorcyclist, whose name, age and gender weren’t released, was taken to a hospital with serious injuries. The driver of the vehicle then crashed into the FOX31/KWGN building on the northeast corner of the intersection. She was […]

  • Man arrested in Larimer County for allegedly pimping 2 females, including 16-year-old

    LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. — A man was arrested last week after a two-year investigation into a human trafficking case that involved two females, including a 16-year-old, the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday. Durrell Bumphus, 32, was booked into the Larimer County Jail on March 8 on an outstanding warrant stemming from a January 2015 incident where deputies learned he had been pimping out the females at a Fort Collins motel. The other female was an adult, the sheriff’s office […]

  • Marijuana home grows busted in metro-area raids

    DENVER — Law enforcement in the Denver metro area served numerous warrants as part of a multicounty illegal marijuana grow and distribution bust on Thursday morning, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration said. Raids at about 20 locations began early in the morning in Arapahoe, Denver, Douglas, Elbert and El Paso counties, the DEA said. The members are suspected of being in a run that has been growing and distributing the marijuana out of state.   Agents with the DEA are […]

  • Man convicted of attacking Denver police officer in 2014

    DENVER — A man was found guilty Wednesday in the attack of a Denver police officer in which a passerby came to her rescue, the Denver District Attorney’s Office said. Stephen Hamper, 29, was found guilty of first-degree assault causing serious bodily injury and using a deadly weapon, second-degree assault on a peace officer, criminal attempt to disarm a peace officer, and second-degree assault on a peace officer after a two-day trial. Hamper was found not guilty of first-degree assault by […]

  • Colorado had fourth-highest voter turnout for presidential election

    DENVER — Colorado had the fourth-highest voter turnout in the November presidential election, according to a report released Thursday. It’s the third consecutive presidential election in which Colorado has ranked among the top five in terms of turnout. Minnesota (74.8 percent), Maine (72.8 percent) and New Hampshire (72.5) ranked ahead of Colorado (72.1 percent). Wisconsin (70.5 percent) was fifth. The national average was 60.2 percent. The report was done by a joint effort of Nonprofit VOTE and the U.S. Elections […]

  • Suspect sought in connection with 2 small fires on Auraria campus

    DENVER — Two small outdoor fires started by an unknown suspect were reported on Thursday morning, Auraria Campus Police said. The fires were put out without any property damage or reported injuries, police said. The fires were in landscaping and grass areas at the east exterior of the Boulder Creek building, and the north exterior of the arts building on Colfax Avenue near West Fifth and Walnut streets. Campus police and the Denver Fire Department are investigating. A surveillance caught […]