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  • Douglas County brush fire

    Brush fire burns 30 acres south of Parker; 2 injured

    DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. — Two people, including a firefighter, were hurt after a brush fire was sparked in Douglas County on Thursday afternoon, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said. The fire burned about 30 acres in the area of the 6200 block of North Crowfoot Valley Road. It did threaten some homes for a short time and nearly 50 residents were advised to evacuate. A crew working on a driveway gate accidentally sparked the fire. One person was taken to […]

  • Joe DeCamillis

    8 things to know about Broncos interim head coach Joe DeCamillis

    DENVER — Broncos Special Teams Coordinator Joe DeCamillis will be the team’s interim head coach for Thursday night’s game at San Diego. Head coach Gary Kubiak spent the night in the hospital and will spend the week recuperating from a complex migraine. He was released Monday. General Manager John Elway said doctors ordered Kubiak not to resume full-scale coaching activities until next Monday. “Yes, sir.” – DeCamillis, when @johnelway told him he’d be head coach for #TNF pic.twitter.com/4103kPwZMe — Denver […]

  • The fire in Pueblo County has been contained and residents will be allowed home Friday. (Photo credit: KRDO)

    Residents allowed home after Beulah Hill Fire forces evacuations

    PUEBLO COUNTY, Colo.– Progress has been made fighting the fire in Beulah that originally forced Governor John Hickenlooper to declare a disaster emergency Thursday night. Friday, the fire is 75 percent contained and all Beulah residents who have been evacuated now have the all clear to return home beginning at 1 p.m. The re-entry center at the 4-H buildings at the fairgrounds opens at 10 a.m. Residents must get a permit to be allowed back home. The declaration by Hickenlooper assigned nearly […]

  • Champions Center on the CU Boulder campus.

    Man killed after threatening people with machete at CU Boulder identified

    BOULDER — The coroner in Boulder County released the name of the man who police shot and killed on the University of Colorado campus Wednesday. He was Brandon Simmons, 28, of Thornton. Investigators said Simmons was threatening people with a machete near the athletic center Wednesday morning. The University sent an emergency alert to students and staff. The campus was back to normal operations Thursday.

  • Vehicle vs. pedestrian crash closes westbound I-70 near Watkins, Colorado

    Pedestrian hit, killed on I-70 near Watkins

    ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. — A woman was hit and killed by a truck on Interstate 70 east of metro Denver on Wednesday afternoon as she was switching seats with another driver, the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office and the Colorado State Patrol said. Troopers said the woman parked her SUV on the shoulder along the interstate and as she was getting out, the truck sideswiped her. She was airlifted to a hospital where she later died. The truck driver was taken to […]

  • Wildfire near Beulah, Colo.

    Wildfire destroys structures, forces evacuation of Beulah Valley in Pueblo County

    BEULAH, Colo. — A wildfire near Beulah in southern Colorado forced evacuations for more than 1,000 people on Monday, the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office said. The fire exploded to more than 3,000 acres by late Monday night because of strong winds and dry conditions. An evacuation of the entire Beulah Valley was ordered just after 10 p.m. The rest of the Beulah Valley is now under evacuation. Use HWY 78 to evacuate to Pueblo. #BeulahHillFire — PuebloCounty Sheriff (@PuebloCountySO) October 4, […]

  • Crash at Wadsworth and Yale in Denver

    4 people hurt in crash at Wadsworth and Yale

    DENVER — A crash shut down northbound South Wadsworth Boulevard near West Yale Avenue for several hours Saturday afternoon, the Denver Police Department said. Two vehicles collided and four people had to go to the hospital. Police said there were serious injuries. There were major traffic delays during the investigation.

  • Bank robbery scene at Colfax and Albion in Denver

    Denver police launch search for 2 suspects after bank robbery on Colfax

    DENVER — A bank robbery on East Colfax Avenue near Colorado Boulevard brought a large police response during the evening commute Thursday. Two suspects targeted the Compass Bank at Colfax and Albion Street. It happened around 4:30 p.m. Alert: #DPD investigating bank robbery at Colfax/Albion. 2 male suspects fled on foot. Search underway with large police presence. — Denver Police Dept. (@DenverPolice) September 29, 2016 #Alert Update: Perimeter search near Colfax/Albion has concluded. Bank robbery suspects not found in that […]

  • Colonial Manor Motel shooting scene near 46th and York in Denver

    One person critically shot at motel along I-70 in Denver

    DENVER — One person was shot at the Colonial Manor Motel late Tuesday night, the Denver Police Department said. Investigators said the suspect fled from the scene. The motel is right along Interstate 70 just west of the Vasquez Boulevard exit. It’s visible from the elevated portion of the highway. The motel is in the 2600 block of East 46th Avenue. Alert: #DPD investigating shooting 2600 Blk E 46th Ave. Male victim taken to hospital in critical cond. Suspect fled pic.twitter.com/UqNXPi3oCq […]

  • federal

    2 people hurt in shooting in southwest Denver

    DENVER — Two people were injured in a shooting on Tuesday night, the Denver Police Department said. It happened in the 2500 block of South Federal Boulevard, near West Harvard Avenue in southwest Denver. A spokesman said the two people hurt did not have life-threatening injuries. Alert: #DPD investigating shooting in 2500 Blk S Federal. 2 victims transported to hosp.; no suspect(s) in custody. pic.twitter.com/0j6h7SrF5m — Denver Police Dept. (@DenverPolice) September 28, 2016

  • Jefferson County missing hiker search

    Lost hiker in Jefferson County located, in contact with searchers

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — Emergency workers found a hiker who went missing about 6:45 p.m. Friday. A spokesman for the Evergreen Fire Department said a woman texted her husband to say she had fallen and she was hurt. He called authorities, who put the efforts in motion to launch the search. Crews found the woman and they were working to rescue her on the north side of Interstate 70 near the Chief Hosa exit. Searchers said they were yelling for […]

  • (Photo: Boulder County Sheriff's Office)

    Teen hitchhiker wanted for attacking woman arrested in Broomfield

    BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. — The 16-year-old who was wanted for beating and severely injuring a 71-year-old woman at her home in Lefthand Canyon was arrested Thursday night. Detectives with the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office along with the U.S. Marshals Service and Broomfield Police Department took Jeffrey Collins into custody. Collins was booked into the juvenile detention center on the warrant for attempted first-degree murder and first-degree assault of an at risk adult. Bond was set at $1 million. The investigation into […]