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  • Behind the scenes at a fireworks show

    Behind the scenes as preps are made for gigantic fireworks show

    COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — The experts responsible for the huge fireworks display at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park were hard at work Friday getting ready to do it all again Saturday night. The show is known as the biggest in metro Denver. It features bigger explosives and a computer orchestrated display. It happens right after the Colorado Rapids game on the 4th of July. Jon Bowman takes us behind the scenes in his video report.  

  • Amazing pictures of the Flight for Life helicopter crash in Frisco, CO. (Photo: Lake Dillion Fire)

    Pilot killed in Flight for Life helicopter crash in Summit County

    SUMMIT COUNTY, Colo. — The pilot of a Flight for Life helicopter that crashed in Summit County Friday afternoon has died. He’s identified as 64-year-old Patrick Mahany. He was a Vietnam War veteran. The other two crew members were airlifted to higher levels of care in the Denver area. One was taken to St. Anthony Hospital in Lakewood, and the other was transported to University Hospital. A Summit Medical Center employee who responded to the crash suffered minor injuries. There […]

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    Mudslides force evacuation of Cottonwood Lake campground in Chaffee County

    CHAFFEE COUNTY, Colo. — Campers had to evacuate the popular Cottonwood Lake campground in Chaffee County on Thursday night after several mudslides in the area. Chaffee County Sheriff John Spezze said Cottonwood Lake on County Road 344 saw heavy thunderstorms about 4:30 p.m., which caused at least six mudslides. Spezze said there were no injuries or damage to the campground, but campers were asked to leave for safety concerns. He said the campground entrance was open so campers would have […]

  • One boat ramp reopens at Chatfield Reservoir in time for holiday weekend

    Chatfield Reservoir opened its north boat ramp Thursday, just in the nick of time for the 4th of July holiday weekend. The partial opening comes three weeks after high water forced boaters onto dry land at Chatfield. One of the first boaters back on the water received a text message from a ranger telling him about the reopening. “We were last out [in early] June and we’ve been really anxious and been close to the rangers waiting for this day.” […]

  • Shooting scene at Tejon and Asbury in southwest Denver

    Man killed in southwest Denver shooting

    DENVER — A possible drive-by shooting in southwest Denver killed one man. It happened Wednesday evening near West Asbury Avenue and South Tejon Street. The Denver medical examiner identifies the victim as 25-year-old Harry McCabe. He died of a gunshot wound to the torso. Witnesses said they saw a vehicle leaving the seen immediately after the shooting.

  • Boulder Creek

    Body found in Boulder Creek might be of missing tuber

    BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. — Emergency crews in Boulder County responded to Boulder Creek on Tuesday night on a report of a body floating downstream. A resident called 911 to report a body in the creek near Valmont Road and 61st Street. Boulder County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Heidi Prentup confirmed crews found a person dead in the creek. The body was recovered late Tuesday night and officials indicated the body might have been in the water for several weeks. The Boulder […]

  • Darren Auger

    Man accused of sexually assaulting woman he met through dating app

    DENVER — The Denver District Attorney’s Office formally charged a man who is accused of sexually assaulting a woman he met through a smartphone dating app. The office announced Monday that Darren Auger, 27, is charged with sexual assault. The charge alleges Auger met the victim for a dinner date through the app Tinder on June 9 and later assaulted her. The suspect is in custody in Denver jail on $50,000 bond. His first court appearance is scheduled Wednesday morning.

  • Griaffes at the Denver Zoo

    Denver Zoo visitors can now feed the giraffes

    DENVER — For the first time since the Denver Zoo opened for business in 1896 visitors are now allowed to feed the animals. Well, not all the animals but giraffa camelopardalis reticulata, aka the giraffe. The Denver Zoo is calling this new encounter of the close kind simply The Giraffe Encounter. It’s the zoo’s way of bringing animals and humans closer in a safe and controlled environment. “We value the guest experience, we want to continue to improve the guest […]

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  • Greek Festival in Denver

    Eat, drink and dance like a Greek at Denver Greek Festival

    DENVER — This weekend is your chance to eat, drink and dance like the Greeks do it. The 50th annual Denver Greek Festival takes place all weekend outside the gold-domed Greek Cathedral on East Alameda Avenue. Aristea Brady shows us the festivities in her video report.

  • Denver B-cycle

    Denver officer borrows B-cycle to chase down wanted suspect

    DENVER — A Denver police officer borrowed a person’s B-cycle and chased down a wanted suspect who was on the run before he jumped into the rain-swollen Cherry Creek. It happened June 3, according to a post on the Denver police Facebook page. Jose Delgado, 28, was wanted on multiple felony warrants and officers knew he wouldn’t hesitate to run from them. He was spotted in the passenger seat of a vehicle in lower downtown and Metro SWAT was called […]

  • Albion and Montview

    Bicyclist injured in hit-and-run just east of City Park

    DENVER — Police were looking for a driver who hit a bicyclist and then fled from the scene of the crash Wednesday afternoon. The bicyclist was transported from East Montview Boulevard and Albion Street in Denver with serious injuries. The crash happened just east of the Museum of Nature and Science near Colorado Blvd. and Montview. #HeadsUp UPDATE: Auto vs bicycle accident at Mountview & Albion is a hit & run. Suspect vehicle info will be posted as it becomes […]