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  • Isaac Lucero, in orange shirt, removed from car

    Isaac Lucero found safe, 2-year-old boy missing from Lakewood brought back home

    LAKEWOOD, Colo. — A 2-year-old boy who had been missing most of Thursday afternoon was found and brought back home a little after 6 p.m. Isaac Lucero was OK. FOX31 Denver’s Mark Meredith reported a woman brought him home and that he was safe. Lakewood Police planned to interview her. They launched a search for him in the area of West Alameda Avenue and South Newland Street. The FBI joined the investigation and investigators were starting a door-to-door search when […]

  • Damage from 'blowdown' in Devil's Head Fire Tower of Douglas County. Photo credit: U.S. Forest Service

    Tornado forces closure of Devil’s Head Fire Tower, popular campground

    DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. — An EF1 tornado with maximum winds around 90 mph hit the South Platte Ranger District in Douglas County on Tuesday afternoon. The damage from the tornado, which touched down between 2:05 p.m. and 2:10 p.m., forced the closure of the Devil’s Head Fire Tower, campground, trail head and picnic area until further notice. “The gate is locked a the Devil’s Head turnoff and the public is reminded to stay out of the closed area,” a statement […]

  • Mark Rantal

    Colorado Springs man gains Internet fame for eating at Chipotle for 109 straight days

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — It started as a whim and now a Colorado Springs man is gaining fame on the Internet for his lunch choice. Chipotle every day … and so far … he’s going on 109 straight days. Jeremy Hubbard introduces us to Mark Rantal who was at Chipotle, of course.

  • Suspect wanted for bank robberies in Denver and Westminster

    Crime alert: Police look for suspect wanted in two bank robberies, one attempted robbery

    DENVER — Law enforcement officers in metro Denver want help finding a suspect wanted for two bank robberies and one attempted bank robbery that took place Monday and Tuesday. The suspect is accused of robbing First Bank at East Sixth Avenue and Broadway on Monday morning. Investigators believe he tried to rob the US Bank on West 72nd Avenue in Westminster just after 5 p.m. Tuesday, and then he’s accused of robbing the US Bank on West 38th Avenue in […]

  • Former death penalty juror describes what theater shooting jurors will do

    DENVER — What does it take for a jury of 12 people to put their minds together and decide whether a killer deserves to live or die? The death penalty phase begins in the Aurora theater shooting trial Wednesday morning. Jurors will hear a few more weeks worth of testimony as the prosecution tries to convince them James Holmes should go to death row, and his defense attorneys try to save his life. Julie Hayden introduces us to a former […]

  • Balcony Collapse at Greeley apartment building

    Three taken to hospital after two balconies collapse at Greeley apartment building

    GREELEY, Colo. — Two balconies collapsed at a three-story apartment building in Greeley on Monday night. Seven people were involved, according to a spokesman with the Greeley Fire Department. It happened in the 1100 block of 26th Avenue at 7 p.m. The balconies were on the second and third floors and it was unclear which one collapsed first. The second-floor balcony supported the one above it. Greeley police officers were the first to arrive on the scene and they assisted […]

  • Bikes locked up in Boulder

    Boulder seeing increase in bicycle thefts

    BOULDER, Colo. — Bicyclists are being warned about an upswing in bike thefts in Boulder. The spike has happened during recent weeks. Ashley Michels has information all bicyclists can use in her video report.

  • Denver International Airport

    Airport parking company offers special discount for first responders

    DENVER — Canopy Airport Parking is offering a special discount to first responders, police officers, firefighters and EMT personnel. The company announced the “Heroes Discount” Monday. It’s worth 20 percent off the price of all parking levels at the facility at Denver International Airport. “This discount offering is our way of giving back and thanking those people who put their lives at risk every day for the rest of us,” said Lesley Byram, director of sales and marketing for Canopy […]

  • Restaurant Report Card

    Flies and feces earn ‘F’ on Restaurant Report Card

    DENVER — Shells and Sauce may be the name of the restaurant, but inside Denver environmental health inspectors found flies and feces. Shells and Sauce The restaurant at 2600 East 12th Avenue earned an “F” on our Restaurant Report Card for 10 critical health code violations in its June 2015 and December 2014 regular or unannounced inspections. In June an inspector said, “….children’s to go cups and to go silverware (was) being stored on the floor…” Also, several sauces were […]

  • Life or death for theater gunman: Penalty phase up next

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. — Jurors in the theater shooting trial will return to the courtroom Wednesday morning for the death penalty phase of the case. After three months of testimony, they spent 13 hours deciding James Holmes was guilty on all 165 charges he faced related to the shooting. They did not buy his insanity defense. Legal experts say the penalty phase of a trial is very different from when jurors decided the guman’s guilt. “There’s a multi-step process the jury […]

  • Flags and flowers are placed at the shooting scene outside a military recruiting center in Chattanooga,Tennessee.

    Shootings at Naval Reserve investigated as ‘act of domestic terrorism’

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Investigators seized four guns after Mohammad Youssuf Abdulazeez killed four Marines and wounded three other people at military offices in Chattanooga, a law enforcement official said. Abdulazeez had a handgun and two long guns in his possession when police in the Tennessee city killed him Thursday, and another rifle was seized when police searched his home, the official said. The 24-year-old engineering graduate wore a a “load-bearing vest” that allowed him to carry extra ammunition, said Ed […]

  • Red Canyon Fire 2015. Photo: Garfield County Sheriff's Office

    Small wildfire burning near Red Mountain above Glenwood Springs

    GARFIELD COUNTY, Colo. — A wildfire was burning Friday night near Red Mountain and Lookout Mountain above Glenwood Springs. It was small, about seven acres and a helicopter was performing water drops. The fire was burning in juniper and pine according to the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office. There were about 24 firefighters there with more personnel on the way. More air resources were also expected from Denver. It’s called the Red Canyon Fire 2015 because it was near the location […]