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  • 4 new arrests made in deaths of 2 Colorado Springs high school students

    EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. — The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office made four more arrests in the deaths of two teenagers. The announcement came as the family of one of the victims held his funeral Saturday. Five people are under arrest in connection with the double homicide as of Saturday. Natalie Partida, 16, and Derek Greer, 15 were found dead along a rural road in El Paso County on March 12. The Colorado Springs teens attended Coronado High School. Greer’s […]

  • Child sex trafficker found guilty on 30 counts

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. — A jury in Arapahoe County convicted a child sex trafficker on 30 counts Friday, including soliciting for child prostitution, sexual assault and kidnapping. Brock Franklin, 31, was one of seven people indicted by a statewide grand jury in 2015. He was considered the leader of the human trafficking ring. Three girls and five women cooperated with prosecutors during the case, which was brought under Colorado’s Organized Crime Control Act. Authorities believe more women were victimized. Franklin’s sentence […]

  • Work truck driver sought in hit-and-run of cyclist in Boulder

    BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. — A truck driver was being sought in the hit-and-run of a cyclist on Saturday afternoon, the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office said. Deputies assisted with Colorado State Patrol troopers with the investigation of the crash that happened north of IBM Resiliency Services in the 6500 block of Monarch Road about 1:40 p.m. The suspect vehicle was a 1990s dark green work truck, the sheriff’s office said. The cyclist was transported to a hospital in unknown condition. Anyone […]

  • 12-year-old boy reported missing in Denver found safe

    DENVER — A 12-year-old boy reported missing Saturday after he did not return from school Friday was found safe in Denver, the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office said. Robel Kelelew was last seen near South Oneida Street and East Arizona Avenue in southeast Denver on Friday. The sheriff’s office said Saturday afternoon that he had been found safe. The sheriff’s office said there was no specific concern about Robel other than his age. It did not say where he was found […]

  • Man wanted in robbery of TCF Bank in Westminster

    WESTMINSTER, Colo. — Authorities are looking for a man wanted in a bank robbery late Friday afternoon, the Westminster Police Department said. Police said the suspect robbed the TCF bank at West 70th Avenue and Federal Boulevard at 5:55 p.m. Investigators said he gave a teller a note that demanded money. He did not display a weapon and he left the bank on foot with an undisclosed amount of money. He was described as a man in his early to […]

  • High winds cause major damage at Lake Pueblo State Park

    PUEBLO, Colo. — Destructive winds caused significant damage at Lake Pueblo State Park on Thursday night. Park managers said the Northshore Marina had the worst damage. Lake Pueblo will be closed to boating Saturday as a result. “High winds late Thursday night, with gusts estimated near 70 mph, ripped up docks and smashed them into surrounding boats. One boat was listing heavily and officials fear others have sunk or may sink,” Colorado Parks and Wildlife said in a news release. Officials […]

  • Crash in downtown Denver kills motorcycle rider

    DENVER — A crash at an intersection in downtown Denver killed a man riding a motorcycle Saturday morning, the Denver Police Department said. It happened at East Fifth Avenue and Lincoln Street about 8:15 a.m. Investigators said a man driving a pickup truck ran the stop sign at eastbound Fifth Avenue. The motorcyclist, who was traveling northbound on Lincoln, collided with the truck. The motorcycle rider was taken to a hospital where he was later pronounced dead. There were no […]

  • 2 shot near 31st and Gilpin; suspects considered armed, dangerous

    DENVER — There was a large police presence in the area of East 31st Avenue and Gilpin Street in Denver after two people were shot late Saturday afternoon. The conditions of the two victims who went to the hospital were not known. Alert: DPD investigating a shooting at 31st/Gilpin. Two victims to hospital – condition unknown. Additional details as available. pic.twitter.com/zU9zHVTgvM — Denver Police Dept. (@DenverPolice) March 18, 2017 Police are searching for several suspects and describe the getaway vehicle […]

  • Denver Zoo’s new tiger exhibit opens

    DENVER — You can now go to “The Edge.” That’s the name of the Denver Zoo’s new tiger habitat. It opened to the public Friday. The zoo has been working on the exhibit or months. Photojournalist Chris Mosher gives a first look in his video.

  • Denver police officer shows dance moves on 16th Street Mall

    DENVER — A Denver police officer busted out some amazing dancing moves on the 16th Street Mall on Friday afternoon, and it was caught on video. “He had full gear: weapon, vest, etc … and swagger!” the woman who recorded the action said. Officer Thanarat Phuvapaisalkij’s has been with the department since 2015, and it turns out he is also a break dancing teacher at Street Side South.

  • Police investigate report of shots fired near Lakewood High School

    LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Police were investigating reports of shots fired Friday afternoon in the area of West Eighth Avenue and Garrison Street near Lakewood High School. There was a group of juveniles at Holbrook Park who became involved in a disturbance, police said. There were reports that someone discharged a firearm in the air and that one person was assaulted with a baseball bat, a police spokesman said. No victims from the shooting or assault have been found. The school […]

  • 2-car crash kills woman north of Longmont

    LONGMONT, Colo. — One driver died in a two-vehicle crash north of Longmont on Wednesday afternoon, the Colorado State Patrol said. The crash happened just before 3 p.m. at Highway 66 and Airport Road. Spokesman said the two women driving the vehicles were the only two people involved. The second driver went to a hospital for treatment of nonlife-threatening injuries. No other information about the crash and investigation was available Wednesday night.