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  • Dog at Denver Animal Shelter

    Denver Animal Shelter improvements result in faster adoptions, taxpayer savings

    DENVER — The people who care for the pets at the Denver Animal Shelter are working to speed up the time it takes for adoptions of animals to happen and make the place more efficient all the way around. More than 7,000 dogs and cats go through the facility on a year. They’re strays, they’re lost or pets that people simply can no longer take care of. “This is an unnatural environment for the animals so if they’re here for […]

  • Airplane salvage yard in Denver

    Airplane salvage yard closing, everything must go

    DENVER — Old cars go to junkyards, but where do you think old airplanes go? The largest airplane salvage yard in Colorado will be closing soon. It’s home to thousands of aircraft that can no longer fly. Dave Elliot owns Acme Aircraft Sales and Salvage, but he has to sell it.  “The property has been sold and we had a two-year window to get things off the property and we’re closing in on that on the end,” Elliot said. It’s […]

  • Police at shooting scene at 1600 block of Valentia Street in Denve

    One dead, one injured in East Denver shootings

    DENVER — One woman was killed and another woman was injured after two shootings in East Denver on Tuesday night. The shootings happened within a block of each other after a woman was found in the 1600 block of Valentia Street just after 9 p.m. She was transported to a hospital where she died. The second woman who was shot near Valentia and East Colfax Avenue did not appear to have life-threatening injuries. No suspect information has been released and […]

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    Aurora police: Man posing as masseur assaults 3 women

    AURORA, Colo. — Police in Aurora accused a man of posing as a masseur and then attacking three women. Now, investigators think it’s possible there are more victims. Police say Guanming Shenyang Yin, 60,  sexually assaulted a 46-year-old woman Monday. The victim told investigators she was on the table when Yin assaulted her. She put up a fight, got off the table, got dressed and left. It happened at Relax Spa in the 14000 block of East Mississippi Avenue. Officers […]

  • Eating healthy at school

    School districts try new ways to get more kids to eat healthy lunch at school

    DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. — It’s designed to make school lunches more healthy. But more than four years in to the federal school lunch program, many schools are serving fewer kids and spending more money to do it. Kent Erdahl explains in his video report above how two local school districts are trying to bring teens back to the table in the school lunchroom.  

  • Dave Terbush works at Dakota Valley Elementary School in Aurora, Colo

    Aurora school custodian named finalist for 2015 Janitor of the Year

    AURORA, Colo. — Dave Terbush is really good at his job. He’s a janitor at Dakota Valley Elementary School in Aurora and he’s just been named a finalist in the 2015 Janitor of the Year contest. The contest is designed to highlight those people who work behind the scenes year-round to make schools a clean, safe and positive place for students and staff. Dave Terbush is one of ten finalists from all over the United States. He was nominated by […]

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    New recall issued for some Blue Bell ice cream products for possible listeria contamination

    DENVER — Blue Bell Ice Cream issued a new recall because of possible listeria contamination Tuesday. This recall affects 3-ounce ice cream cups for institutional food service. The products were distributed in a number of states including Colorado. Ice Cream Cup Chocolate, No UPC, SKU #453 Ice Cream Cup Strawberry, No UPC, SKU #452 Ice Cream Cup Vanilla, No UPC, SKU #451 Distribution occurred through food service contracts in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, […]

  • Dog mill survivor at Dumb Friends League

    30 dogs rescued from puppy mills get ready for adoption in Denver

    DENVER — A total of 30 discarded breeding dogs from puppy mills in the Midwestern United States arrived at the Dumb Friends League in Denver during the last couple of days. They’ll have the chance to find new, permanent, loving homes. Volunteers from the National Mill Dog Rescue near Colorado Springs rescued the dogs, which include Yorkies, miniature poodles, terriers, miniature pinschers and a mix of other small breeds. They range in age from about 4 months to 10 years […]

  • Collective marijuana grow operation

    Denver City Council approves marijuana plant limits at ‘collective’ grow operations

    DENVER — The City Council in Denver voted Monday night to close what members called a dangerous loophole in marijuana laws. Opponents to the plan said the city’s concern is more about money than safety, and they’re likely to take the city to court. The new law limits the number of plants grown in “pot-growing collectives” to 36. The city says many of the collectives have unsafe conditions. Collectives are large, non-residential and non-commercial marijuana grows that are described as […]

  • People walking on the 16th Street Mall in Denver

    City looks into lack of public restrooms problem in downtown Denver

    DENVER — Downtown Denver is a great place to go, unless you have to “go” to the bathroom. The fact is there aren’t very many places for people to go, so the city is looking at ways to handle this potty problem. Public restrooms are not very plentiful downtown. The ones inside restaurants and stores are for customers only. “There hasn’t been a big need for it in the past, but we’re looking into it now because we’ve heard from […]

  • Michelle Wilkins. Photo provided by the Wilkins family

    First responders share story of Michelle Wilkins’ strength, call her ‘a survivor,’

    LONGMONT, Colo. — In a home filled with grief, heroes never lose their way. “I started yelling and Michelle yelled back, very faintly, and it was muffled help me! help me!” said Longmont police officer Bill Sawer. Along with his partner Phil Pitrowski, the two responded to the call Wednesday. They found Michelle Wilkins, she was dying. Police say Dynel Lane attacked Wilkins with a knife removing the baby girl from her stomach. “I was walked in and looked at […]

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    12-year-old detained, accused of trying to poison her mother twice in Boulder County

    BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. — A 12-year-old girl was accused Friday of trying to poison her mother two different times after the woman took away the girl’s iPhone. The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office detained the girl at the Juvenile Center following an investigation that has been going on for a couple of weeks. Most parents know the struggle that comes with separating their kids from their cell phones. “I have two teenagers that, I think as most teenagers this age, are […]