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  • Edgewater police officer seriously hurt after chase, fight with DUI suspect

    EDGEWATER, Colo. — An Edgewater police officer was seriously hurt following the pursuit of an alleged DUI driver and physical altercation early Friday. Officers chased Connor Michael Dougherty, 26, who was on a motorized scooter. He was wanted for suspicion of DUI. This happened at about 2 a.m. Friday. “Dougherty wrecked the scooter in the parking lot of Jefferson High School and fought with the officers when they attempted to put him into custody,” a statement from Edgewater police said. […]

  • Thousands help fight heart disease at Denver Heart Walk

    DENVER — The American Heart Association’s 2017 Heart Walk was a great way for thousands of people to start off a hot Saturday in Denver. The event took place in an around Mile High Stadium. Colorado’s Own Channel 2’s is thrilled to be a part of this year’s Heart Walk. As part of our 2 Your Health initiative we are passionate about healthy living and share small steps we can all take to live a longer, healthier life. In addition […]

  • CU’s Derrick White taken by San Antonio Spurs in first round of NBA Draft

    PARKER, Colo. — The University of Colorado’s Derrick White was selected in the first round of the NBA Draft on Thursday night. The San Antonio Spurs used the 29th pick to draft White. White is from Parker and graduated from Legend High School. He played his first three years at the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs, a Division II school, before transferring to Boulder his senior year. White was a Division II All-American before playing for the Buffaloes. He averaged 18.1 […]

  • Firefighters recover body of paraglider who died in crash on Green Mountain

    LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Recovery operations took place Saturday for a paraglider who died in a crash in steep terrain on Green Mountain on Friday night. West Metro Fire Rescue initiated a rope rescue operation, but said late Friday it turned into a recovery operation. Dark conditions, steep slope and loose rock hampered rescue crews. West Metro Fire Rescue said the crash scene was on the west side of Green Mountain near the foot bridge by C-470. Hang glider called 911 […]

  • Crash between Colorado State Patrol cruiser, Arapahoe County sheriff’s deputy northeast of Watkins

    ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. — A crash involving an Arapahoe County sheriff’s deputy and Colorado State Patrol trooper injured two law enforcement officers on Saturday, the Aurora Police Department said. It happened when both were responding to East 80th Avenue and Schumaker Road for a road rage incident involving a handgun. #APDAlert. We are investigating a crash involving a @CSP_News Trooper & @ArapahoeSO Deputy at 48th & Manilla Road. — Aurora Police Dept (@AuroraPD) June 18, 2017 The vehicles crashed at […]

  • Rescuers help baby ducks in distress in Parker

    PARKER, Colo. — Firefighters work hard protecting people and saving lives all the time. And sometimes, they get to help baby ducks in distress, too. The crew of South Metro Fire Rescue Tower 45 got to do just that Friday night. They tweeted a video of their “littlest rescue” of the night. Ducklings needed help getting out of a storm drain near E-470 and Chambers Road. We couldn't help but tweet our littlest rescue this evening. Thanks to Tower 45 […]

  • The Barker Reservoir overlooking Nederland, Colo. (Credit: Wikimedia Commons / Sunpowerpack)

    Search for 2 teens in Barker Reservoir canceled

    BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. — The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office said a search for two teenagers in Barker Reservoir near Nederland was canceled Thursday night. The sheriff’s office, a fire department and two local dive teams responded earlier in the day to launch a water search. A sheriff’s office spokeswoman said the two were walking on shore but then only their inner tubes were seen. At about 6:30 p.m., the spokeswoman said the sheriff’s office did not locate the boys but […]

  • 3 taken to hospital after house fire in Commerce City

    COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — Three people were taken to a hospital after a fire broke out in a home on Wednesday night,  South Adams County Fire District said. One person became trapped and needed to be rescued from the fire that broke out just after 8:30 p.m. in the 15700 block of East 96th Place, officials said. Three people were taken to a hospital. The extent of their injuries was not known. The fire was contained to the basement, but […]

  • FBI: So-called red handed bandits strike for third day in a row

    DENVER — The FBI and the Denver Police Department are trying to identify a crew of armed, serial robbers known as the red handed bandits. They struck at a business for the third day in a row Wednesday. “These robbers have been targeting local retail businesses and banks,” the FBI said. Investigators said their most recent robbery happened at midday Wednesday at BBVA Compass Bank in the 3800 block of West 32nd Avenue in Denver. The suspects committed the robbery […]

  • Larimer County explosion injures 2 adults, one juvenile

    LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. — An explosion injured two adults and one juvenile Tuesday evening, the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office said. The victims were working on an excavation project in the 3300 block of South County Road 1 in Timnath when an “unintended explosion” occurred around 5:20 p.m., the sheriff’s office said. The three were taken to Medical Center of the Rockies with critical burns. The two adults were then transferred to University of Colorado Hospital. The sheriff’s office said Wednesday […]

  • Westbound C-470 near U.S. 285 reopens after fatal motorcycle crash

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — A motorcyclist was killed in a crash late Saturday afternoon, the Colorado State Patrol said. The crash happened in the westbound lanes of C-470 near U.S. 285. Westbound lanes were closed at Quincy Avenue during the investigation. The lanes reopened about 7:35 p.m. Investigators said the motorcycle hit a guardrail and crashed. The female rider was killed. There were lengthy delays in the area and drivers needed to find alternate routes while the road was closed.

  • Woman dies from injuries in Lakewood apartment fire

    LAKEWOOD, Colo. — A woman died from the injuries she received in an apartment fire in Lakewood on Saturday morning, the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office said. The fire happened at the Ranch at Bear Creek Apartments in the 3300 block of South Field Street. West Metro Fire Rescue crews said a neighbor helped the woman out of the apartment. Paramedics then transported her to a hospital. The victim’s apartment was destroyed and at least 15 people were displaced, according to […]