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    Man killed after van carrying rescue dogs involved in rollover crash

    PUEBLO COUNTY, Colo. — A van carrying rescue dogs to shelters in Colorado crashed early Friday morning south of Pueblo, the Colorado State Patrol said. The driver was killed and a passenger was injured in the crash just before 3 a.m., the Colorado State Patrol said. Four of the 26 dogs in the van were missing after the crash and a search was underway. Investigators said the 2013 Freightliner Sprinter van was in the left lane of northbound Interstate 25 […]

  • The House of Representatives began the process of dismantling the Affordable Care Act on January 13th, 2017 approving a budget resolution on a mostly party line vote.

    House takes first step toward repealing Obamacare

    WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives began the process of dismantling the Affordable Care Act on Friday, approving a budget resolution on a mostly party line vote. The vote was 227-198. The Senate passed the measure earlier this week. It allows Republicans on Capitol Hill to use a process known as “budget reconciliation” to roll back major parts of the health care law. Top Republican leaders are also saying they plan to move to replace Obamacare along the same track, […]

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    DUI driver gets 10 years after crash that injured sheriff’s deputy

    ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. — A man was sentenced to 10 years in prison Thursday for driving drunk and causing a crash that hurt an Adams County sheriff’s deputy. David Daniel Martinez, 26, was sentenced for vehicular assault and driving under the influence as a result of crashing into the deputy’s patrol car on Feb. 13. The 17th Judicial District Attorney’s Office said Martinez was driving 92 mph when he crashed into Sgt. Aaron Pataluna’s patrol vehicle, which was stopped at a […]

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    ‘Smart home’ gear the star of the Consumer Electronics Show

    LAS VEGAS — Another day of looking around the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas revealed the future of “smart homes.” Smart home appliances are among the coolest gadgets on display at this year’s show. That includes: Refrigerators Dishwashers Microwave ovens Washers and dryers You can use Amazon Echo’s “Alexa” assistant feature to set and adjust things on all the appliances. You can also sync all of your home security features — like video doorbells and security cameras — to […]

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    Traffic delayed for hours after crash, fuel spill on northbound I-25 in central Denver

    DENVER — A crash between a semitruck and two other vehicles on northbound Interstate 25 near 23rd Avenue in central Denver resulted in a major traffic jam for several hours Thursday night. There were no serious injuries in the crash, but there was a fuel spill. Only one lane of traffic could get by the scene while crews worked to clean up the fuel.

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    2-county crime spree ends with suspect’s capture in Loveland

    LOVELAND, Colo. — Law enforcement captured a suspect in Loveland on Wednesday night after a crime spree that crossed Boulder and Larimer counties. The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office received calls about 5:30 p.m. about a man trying to steal cars from the parking lot at Praha Restaurant at 75th Street and Ute Highway. The sheriff’s office said the suspect had abandoned a car he stole about 3 p.m. near the Owl Canyon area of Larimer County. “When confronted by staff […]

  • Field rush at Folsom Field in Boulder, Colorado

    Postgame field storming could cost CU $175,000

    BOULDER, Colo. — The University of Colorado football team was ranked eighth in the College Football Playoff rankings released Tuesday. The Buffaloes are 10-2 and won the Pac-12 South Division. They will play Washington in the conference title game on Friday night, marking a spectacular turnaround for the once woebegone program. But there’s a cost for the winning because of the recent field rushes by fans after wins at Folsom Field. A policy set by the Pac-12 Conference this season […]

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    Donald Trump looks to some tough critics for big jobs in adminstration

    WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald Trump is looking to some of his most bitter past opponents and critics as he assembles a Cabinet. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney went from being “one of the dumbest and worst candidates in the history of Republican politics,” who “choked like a dog” in his 2012 run against President Barack Obama, according to Trump, to now being considered for secretary of state. South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley went from being “very weak on immigration” and […]

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    Police look for southwest Denver kidnap, sexual assault suspect

    DENVER — Denver Police said Wednesday they are investigating a kidnap and sexual assault that happened in the southwest part of the city during the summer. They said there was a delay in the reporting of this incident. It happened on the night of July 30 at South Harlan Way and South Hobart Way in Bear Valley. That’s near West Yale Avenue and South Sheridan Boulevard. The suspect has the following description: Hispanic man Late 20s to early 30s Long, […]

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    Colorado beats Washington State, 38-24, takes step toward Pac-12 championship

    BOULDER, Colo. — The 10th-ranked University of Colorado football team took one more step toward the Pac-12 championship on Saturday with a 38-24 win against No. 20 Washington State at Folsom Field. It was the biggest win at home in a long time for the Buffaloes (7-1, 9-2 Pac-12) and fans celebrated by running onto the field after the end of the game. Colorado can win the Pac-12 South Division title if it beats Utah in Boulder on Nov. 26. […]

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    Launch of Colorado-built satellite a game-changer for weather forecasting

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The weather forecast is about to get better thanks to new satellites being built in Colorado. The GOES-R weather satellite was scheduled to launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Saturday afternoon. But a problem with the vehicle forced a hold in the countdown. Once that was resolved, another issue down range forced the hold to continue. But an Atlas V rocket did launch and carry the weather satellite into orbit at the end of […]

  • Deadly house fire on East 7th Avenue in Aurora

    Son dies 2 days after mother killed in Aurora house fire

    AURORA, Colo. — The son of a woman who died in a house fire in Aurora on Wednesday has also died, according to the family. A post on the family’s GoFundMe page said Gabriel Vargas died Friday. Witnesses said he tried to save his mother, 58-year-old Janelle Vargas, from the burning house. She also died. The fire happened around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday at 12710 E. Seventh Ave. It spread to two neighboring homes. Gabriel Vargas was taken to University Hospital for […]