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  • Snow Snaps: Share your storm photos with us

    DENVER — A late April storm has brought snow to Colorado Saturday morning. Share your snow photos with us. Just click the “Submit Your Photo” button below.

  • Chase ends with crash in yard, officer assaulted

    DENVER — A police chase in Denver ended with one person in custody late Friday night. Investigators said a suspect was driving a stolen car when the vehicle crashed into a yard at West 3rd Avenue and Knox Court, west of Federal Boulevard. There were reports the suspect’s vehicle hit several police cars before the chase ended. One officer was assaulted but not seriously injured. That officer will be OK.

  • Denver police investigate death near 37th and Elizabeth

    DENVER — Police detectives were conducting a death investigation in a neighborhood at East 37th Avenue and Elizabeth Street in Denver on Thursday night. Investigators were seen going door-to-door in search of information earlier in the evening. The Denver Police Department did not say how the person died.

  • I-70 reopens in western Colorado after being shut down by wildfire

    MESA COUNTY, Colo. — Strong winds forced a wildfire to jump the Colorado River and Interstate 70 near Fruita in Mesa County in western Colorado on Thursday afternoon. The interstate was closed in both directions between the Fruita and Loma exits for several hours. The highway reopened Thursday evening. A Type I helicopter was making water drops on the flames as the fire crossed I-70. The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office said power lines near the fire were de-energized for firefighter […]

  • Powerful winds bring down trees, damage buildings, close roads

    DENVER — High winds brought down trees and power lines and closed roads in parts of the Denver metro area on Tuesday afternoon. RELATED: Road closures RELATED: Xcel Energy power outages Part of the steel roof blew off of a building near 14th and Curtis streets in downtown Denver. The wind knocked a semitruck over on the ramp from Colorado Highway 7 to northbound Interstate 25. The Colorado Department of Transportation put a high wind restriction for high-profile vehicles in […]

  • Woman shot and killed in Aurora neighborhood

    AURORA, Colo. — A shooting killed a woman in Aurora early Saturday morning. Aurora police said they responded to the 900 block of South Iola Street at 4:30 a.m. on “report of an unknown problem.” That’s near East Kentucky Avenue and South Havana Street. Police found two adult females at a vehicle on Iola. One of them had been shot. Both were taken to a hospital The shooting victim died from her injuries. The other woman was not shot, and […]

  • Photos: Community works together to rescue horse from tipped-over trailer

    KIOWA, Colo. — This story is “a classic example of the community coming together at a time of need,” a member of the Kiowa Fire Protection District wrote on a Facebook post. A horse needed rescuing. A truck was pulling a horse trailer at about 8:30 a.m. Saturday when the trailer tipped over at Highway 86 and Maul Road near Kiowa … possibly because of strong wind. Kiowa Fire units and Engine 271 from Elizabeth Fire responded. With assistance from […]

  • Vehicle lands on its top in crash on 84th Avenue in Thornton

    THORNTON, Colo. — A crash closed part of 84th Avenue in Thornton early Saturday morning. Pictures from the scene near 84th and Fox Street showed two vehicles involved in the crash with one of rolled over onto its top. Police said eastbound 84th was closed at that location during the investigation and clean up. We are working to get information about injuries and what happened to cause this crash.  

  • Police release sketch of suspect in alleged Lafayette sexual assault

    LAFAYETTE, Colo. — Police in Lafayette released a sketch of a suspect wanted for the sexual assault of a juvenile girl along the Coal Creek Trail two weeks ago. The suspect is described as being in his 20s. He’s 6-foot with red or dirty blond hair, a scruffy beard and a beer belly. She also said he might have been wearing blue contact lenses. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 303-665-5571.

  • Missing 79-year-old woman in Lakewood found safe

    LAKEWOOD, Colo. — A 79-year-old woman who had been missing since last week was found safe Tuesday, the Lakewood Police Department said. Rita Le Boeuf, 79, had not been seen since 4:30 p.m. Thursday when police said she walked away from the Residences at Eaton Senior Communities.

  • Small earthquake recorded north of Glenwood Springs

    GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. — An earthquake shook the ground near Glenwood Springs early Saturday morning. The weak tremor, registering as a 2.7 magnitude quake, was recorded in the Flat Tops, roughly 18 miles from Glenwood Springs. The U.S. Geological Survey said the earthquake happened just after 1:00 a.m. but only a handful of people – if any – could have possibly felt the effects. It’s unclear whether any buildings sustained damage.  

  • 4 killed in crash on I-76 near Sterling

    STERLING, Colo. — Four people were killed in a crash early Saturday on I-76 near Sterling in northeast Colorado. Colorado State Patrol spokesman Gary Cutler said the first call about the crash at 12:10 a.m. There was a jack-knifed semi on the highway about five miles from Sterling at mile marker 130. The trailer was perpendicular to the roadway, blocking the entire eastbound lane. A Chrysler Pacifica sport wagon from Michigan traveling eastbound collided with trailer of the semi and […]