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  • Storms force major flight delays at Denver International Airport

    DENVER — Strong thunderstorms at Denver International Airport late Friday afternoon forced the airport to go on a ground delay program. It resulted in 165 flights being affected with delays ranging from 30 minutes to three hours according to airport spokesman Heath Montgomery. We know delays aren’t fun but we bring ramp workers inside during storms because of lightning strikes like this one #cowx Safety first! pic.twitter.com/SUxjW72lSp — Denver Int'l Airport (@DENAirport) July 21, 2017 He said 45 flights were […]

  • Crews fight wildfire in Castle Rock

    CASTLE ROCK, Colo. — Firefighters were on the scene of a small wildfire near the Terrain neighborhood in northeast Castle Rock Friday afternoon. It was burning on about three acres in a wooded area near Founders Parkway and Saddleback Drive. It’s been named the “Woodlands Fire.” Officials believe a lightning strike started the fire around 3 p.m. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said no structures were threatened. South Metro Fire Rescue said it had units assisting Castle Rock Fire and […]

  • Shots fired at Jefferson County deputy during eviction; deputy not hurt

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — A suspect fired shots at a Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputy who was serving an eviction Tuesday. The sheriff’s office said the deputy was not hurt. It happened in the 5900 block of Garrison Street in Arvada. The sheriff’s office said in a Twitter post that the deputy returned fire and the suspect became barricaded inside the house. The suspect was taken into custody a short time later. It was unknown if the suspect was injured. The […]

  • Woman in critical condition after stabbing at Denver residence

    DENVER — A woman was in critical condition after getting stabbed Saturday morning. Police responded to the 1300 block of Newton Street in Denver on a report of a stabbing at a home. The woman was taken to a hospital in critical condition, police said. They also said an adult male suspect was in custody. This story is developing. It will be updated as we get additional information.

  • Video: Mountain lion visits Douglas County family’s backyard

    DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. — A mountain lion paid a visit to a family in Douglas County Friday evening. Amanda Applebee said the big cat showed up in her backyard in the Roxborough Park area at about 5:30 p.m. She told us he stopped to get a drink from the hot tub cover which had water on it from a rain storm. And then he moved on. The cougar looked pretty comfortable on the porch in the video Amanda sent to […]

  • One person hospitalized after Capitol Hill apartment fire

    DENVER — An early morning fire at an apartment building in Denver’s Capitol Hill neighborhood sent one person to the hospital. Firefighters responded to 1260 Pennsylvania Street shortly after 5 a.m. Saturday where one unit was on fire. The fire department said crews found one person in the apartment suffering from smoke inhalation. They also found a dog and performed CPR on the pet outside the building. A cat did not survive. The fire was extinguished by 5:45 a.m. 13th […]

  • Man arrested for throwing 2-year-old onto busy Colorado Springs road

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A man was under arrest after police said he threw a toddler onto a busy Colorado Springs road Friday night. Witnesses told police they saw 30-year-old Bryant Hickcox throw a 2-year-old boy onto the pavement at Academy and Airport Road at about 9:05 p.m. The toddler was not hit by a vehicle so he was OK. The suspect and victim are cousins according to police. Police arrested Hickcox for attempted murder and other charges in the […]

  • Police search for bank robbery suspect who pointed gun at teller in Boulder

    BOULDER, Colo. — Police in Boulder said a man pointed a gun at a teller during a bank robbery Wednesday afternoon. The Boulder Police Department said the robber approached a teller shortly after 2 p.m. at Key Bank at 2460 Baseline Road, pointed a gun at her and demanded money. The suspect is described as a black man in his early 20s. He’s 5-foot-10 with a thin build and black hair. He was wearing a red-zippered jacket with a hoodie […]

  • Breathtaking views at the Steamboat Hot Air Balloon Rodeo

    STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. — Hot air balloons dotted the sky in northwest Colorado’s Yampa Valley Saturday and Sunday mornings. The 36th annual Steamboat Hot Air Balloon Rodeo took place this weekend. The rodeo consists of contests like dipping into Bald Eagle Lake. The action happens early — from 6 to 10 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. There is typically a colorful “balloon glow” event as the sun sets Saturday night. It was a little different this year. “Tonight was supposed […]

  • Denver Zoo welcomes 24-year-old Sumatran orangutan Berani

    DENVER — The Denver Zoo introduced one of its newest residents this week. Berani is a Sumatran orangutan who arrived from the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans at the end of June. The 24-year-old orangutan is getting used to his new digs so the public hasn’t seen him yet. But zookeepers say once he does decide to venture out, he can be seen in the Great Apes building at the Primate Panorama exhibit. Join us in welcoming Berani, a 24-yr-old, […]

  • Train, semitruck collide on Highway 85 near Platteville

    WELD COUNTY, Colo. — A freight train and a semitruck collided along U.S. Highway 85 near Platteville late Saturday morning, the Colorado State Patrol said. One person was trapped in the smashed truck, the Colorado State Patrol said. There was no word on the condition of the person. Northbound Highway 85 was closed during the investigation. The Colorado State Patrol did not have any other details about the collision.

  • Evacuations lifted as Peak 2 firefighters work to gain more containment

    SUMMIT COUNTY, Colo. — Firefighters took advantage of a third day of favorable weather Saturday to gain more containment of the Peak 2 Fire near Breckenridge. Cloudy skies, cooler temperatures and relatively calm temperatures have helped the to the point that nearly 500 evacuated residences were allowed to return home Friday night. The Peak 7 neighborhood reopened to everyone Saturday morning. Crews were working to build and strengthen containment lines on the southeast and northwest flanks of the fire Saturday. […]