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  • Dream the pit bull

    Man claims pit bull euthanized as a result of miscommunication with court

    DENVER — A dog owner is upset after he and his legal team say his dog was euthanized because he didn’t file the proper paperwork. The thing is, he says he filed the paperwork ahead of the court-mandated deadline. Jacob McCartney says losing his dog named “Dream” has been a nightmare. “It kinda’ ripped my heart out, it really did.” It started the day Animal Control called to say his 9-year-old pit bull was euthanized. The dog bit a 3-year-old […]

  • Count Chocula cereal key ingredient in new brew

    Count Chocula cereal key ingredient in new Colorado brew

    Chocolate and beer are big business in Colorado. Chocolate from an unusual source is now found in one Colorado brew. Dan Daru shows us in his video report that a scary children’s cereal is giving a flavorful bite.

  • Ski resorts delay openings

    Copper Mountain, Keystone delay openings; Loveland to open Saturday

    SUMMIT COUNTY, Colo. — Copper Mountain and Keystone both planned to open Friday, but our warm October weather and a lack of natural snow have forced both resorts to announce delays in their openings. Copper Mountain pushed their opening back one week, Keystone didn’t announce an opening date but promised it would open for the season soon. Tammy Vigil has more information in her video report above. There was good news from Loveland Ski Area Wednesday. It announced it will […]

  • A winter wonderland in Northglenn.

    3 things to take care of at home as winter approaches

    DENVER — Winter  is not far off and now is the time to get your home ready for all of that cold weather. There are three things to take care of right away: Sprinkler system Furnace Fireplaces Watch Dan Daru’s video report above for the information.

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    Make your vote count: Resource information for Colorado voters

    DENVER — All registered voters in Colorado received ballots in the mail for the November 4 general election. The U.S. Postal Service encourages all return ballots be mailed as soon as possible and with proper postage. Postage to send in your ballot is 70 cents. While the time left to mail ballots is growing short, there are plenty of other ways to make your vote count. Ballot at election office by 7 p.m. November 4 A post mark doesn’t count. […]

  • cars

    Thieves on crime spree swipe credit cards from vehicles in church parking lots

    DENVER — Thieves after your money are stealing credit cards from vehicles across the Denver metro area. They’re using those credit cards to make you feel even more vulnerable. Police say these crooks are working as teams and they may be watching you when you park. Investigators believe their suspects are two men and two women. They’re hard to identify in the surveillance pictures we have, except for someone out there who knows them. In the last month, they’ve hit […]

  • aurora theater shooting

    Jury selection in Aurora theater shooting trial delayed until January 2015

    ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. — The judge in the Aurora theater shooting case ruled Monday that jury selection will begin January 20, 2015. The process to seat a jury was going to start December 8 before defense lawyers asked for a delay in the start of the trial. Judge Carlos Samour, Jr. expects testimony in the trial to start in June 2015, which has been the anticipation for quite some time. He denied any delay in that expected start time. James Holmes […]

  • At-home kit tests candy for pot

    Colorado company creates at-home test to make sure candy isn’t laced with pot

    DENVER — Some parents are worried kids could accidentally get pot candy instead of regular candy when they go trick-or-treating next Friday night. A local company came up with a simple at-home test that you can use to check if candy has THC in it. Ashley Michels shows us how the kit from CB Scientific works in her video report above.

  • 2014 St. Jude Dream Home in Green Valley Ranch

    5 top reasons to buy a ticket for a chance to win St. Jude Dream Home

    DENVER — Time is ticking away… until one lucky winner claims the $500,000 St. Jude Dream Home in Green Valley Ranch. If you need a reason to buy a ticket, just remember that all of the proceeds go to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. But if that’s not enough, then watch Dan Daru’s video report above where he has the top five reasons to buy a ticket for you.    

  • Crash on NB I-25 at Steele St

    I-25 crash closes northbound lanes for Friday morning rush hour

    DENVER — Northbound I-25 was closed for three hours during the morning rush Friday. It brought traffic to a standstill and caused all kinds of jams and delays all over the southeast part of the city. The crash between an SUV and a large box truck happened in the center of the northbound lanes at Steele Street just after 6 a.m. A man, woman and three kids in the SUV were hurt and sent to the hospital. Reports said the […]

  • Dan King

    Holmes’ attorney says he could’ve done more to keep convict off death row in other case

    DENVER — The lawyer who defended Sir Mario Owens says he could’ve done more to keep him off death row in Colorado. The same lawyer is now the lead attorney for James Holmes, who is also facing the death penalty. Dan King’s surprising testimony took place Friday. Owens is on death row and out of legal appeals. He was convicted, along with Robert Ray, for the double murders of Javad Marshal Fields and Fields’ fiancee Vivian Wolfe in 2005. Owens […]

  • Gridiron Grill with chef Troy Guard – Hibachi salmon, ponzu

    Chef Troy Guard of the Tag Restaurant Group was on the Gridiron Grill with Ken Clark on October 24th. His recipes appear below. Hibachi salmon – serves 4 Ingredients 2 c teriyaki sauce 4 pc salmon cut 3 oz portions Marinate salmon for 15 minutes, then rub with canola oil touch of salt then grill 3 minutes each side. Salad 1 c soy beans 1/2 c zucchini, no seeds, diced 1/2 c tomato, seeded diced 1/2 c farro, cooked 1/4 […]