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  • Woman wins Denver Broncos tickets

    Woman from Thornton wins Broncos tickets treasure hunt Tuesday

    DENVER — The Denver Broncos have one of the hottest tickets in town … especially if you’re looking to score a pair for the upcoming game against the Arizona Cardinals Sunday. A little determination in a race against the clock paid off for a woman from Thornton Tuesday. Dan Daru has the story of how she won the tickets.

  • Company has a bear test its 'bear-proof' trash can

    Residents in west Boulder required to use ‘bear-proof’ trash cans starting Wednesday

    BOULDER, Colo. — New requirements for “bear-proof” trash cans go into effect in neighborhoods in west Boulder Wednesday. The idea is keep the bears from coming into neighborhoods while they’re looking for food. People who live in those parts of Boulder are required to lock down their trash in special bear-resistant cans. The devices were put to the test earlier this year, and they worked perfectly.    

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    Conflict in Jeffco schools deeper than concern about AP History curriculum review

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — Teachers in Jefferson County have staged sick-outs where schools have had to cancel classes for a day because there weren’t enough teachers to open. They’re in a conflict with the school board over the teacher pay structure. It’s a bigger, broader issue than the review of AP History curriculum that has also garnered attention in the district. A lot of the talk in the student and teacher walk-outs is over the AP History controversy. But only […]

  • police

    Jury awards family $1.8 million in civil case against Denver police

    DENVER — It’s the largest jury award ever in a case against Denver Police. It’s as a result of a case where four officers busted into a home in 2009 looking for drug dealers, but the drug dealers weren’t there and members of the Martinez family were arrested instead. The award is worth nearly $2 million and the family that’s getting it hope the case sparks change. The 12 jurors sent a message with their verdict. The compensatory and punitive […]

  • Severe storm over Aurora, Colo. September 29, 2014. Photo by: Daryl Orr

    Damaging hail, heavy rain, snow hit Colorado

    DENVER -- Severe thunderstorms began across Colorado around 2 p.m. Monday, with some spots experiencing heavy rain, hail, snow and tornado watches.

  • Lyneah Dike

    Police: Drunk driver kills teen in head-on crash

    WESTMINSTER, Colo. — Grief counselors were at Standley Lake High School Monday as students returned to classes after losing a classmate three days earlier. Lyneah Dike, 17, died in a crash at West 76th Avenue and Wadsworth Boulevard Friday night. Investigators say a drunk driver hit the car she was riding in. She and her best friend, Lyndsey Petrie, were driving on Wadsworth when police say a truck driven by David Bunn, 54, crossed into oncoming traffic and hit the […]

  • Cory Gardner, left and Eli Stokols

    Gardner answers criticisms on ‘Colorado Politics: From the Source’ at 9am Sunday

    DENVER — Colorado’s U.S. Senate race has focused on women’s health issues. With democratic Senator Mark Udall accusing his challenger, Corey Gardner, of disavowing Colorado’s personhood initiative — while continuing to sponsor a federal bill that would accomplish the same things — FOX31 Denver’s Eli Stokols asked Gardner about it this week on Colorado Politics: From the Source. It’s quite an interview. You can see part of the exchange in the video clip above right now. You can watch the […]

  • Northglenn home raided

    FBI spends all day searching Northglenn home, 1 man taken into custody

    NORTHGLENN, Colo. — The FBI participated in a raid of home in Northglenn that lasted all day Friday. The neighborhood in the 11700 block of Grant Street was blocked off by law enforcement beginning early Friday morning. “It is quite a spectacle. I’ve never seen anything like this,” one resident said from the inside of his vehicle. FBI investigators dressed in hazardous materials suits and respirators spend all day going through the house. Sources told FOX31 Denver investigators came looking […]

  • Vigil for Dominic Vargas

    Vigil held for high school student seriously injured in chemistry class flash fire

    DENVER — Family and friends of a high school student severely hurt in a chemistry class flash fire gathered Friday night and held a vigil to pray for his recovery. Dominic Vargas received third degree burns when the experiment went wrong at SMART Academy earlier this month. He’s still in critical condition and he’s undergoing surgeries to help with his healing process. His brother says they’re hoping he’ll make a full recovery and he thanks the community for its support. […]

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    Respiratory virus investigated in paralysis cases of 9 Colorado children

    DENVER — Health officials in Denver are looking into nine cases of serious complications children have experienced who also tested positive for enterovirus. The Associated Press reports the complications involve muscle weakness or paralysis. The Colorado Department of Health and Environment is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to find out if the germ that is causing severe respiratory illness in Colorado and across the country is responsible. The CDC sent an alert to doctors Friday about […]

  • Gridiron Grill with chef Troy Guard – Tag meatloaf and vegetables

    Chef Troy Guard of the Tag Restaurant Group was on the Gridiron Grill with Ken Clark Friday, September 26th. His recipes appear below. Tag meatloaf – serves 4 1 lb ground beef 1/4 lb ground pork 1/4 c red pepper, diced 1/4 c celery diced 1 T parsley chopped 1/4 kim chi chopped 1 C bread crumbs 2 eggs 1/2 ketchup 4 T worchestire S&P to taste Put in mixer and paddle mix for 1 minute Then set on sheet […]

  • Greeley English bulldog puppies

    Some puppies stolen from Greeley farm found

    GREELEY, Colo. — Several English bulldog puppies stolen from a Greeley farm have been found. Weld County Sheriff’s Office investigators says some helpful tips led them to the stolen puppies. Someone snatched five of them from their kennels Saturday night. The owner offered a $2,000 reward for their safe return. Each puppy is worth about $2,500.