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  • Steer at Rockies training camp

    Taking the bull by the horns: Steer part of Rockies’ team building

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — It was team-bonding day for the Rockies at spring training on Tuesday. As part of a team-building exercise, Rockies manager Bud Black brought in a steer. General is a 1,600-pound Longhorn Watusi Steer, according to the Denver Post. There was also a presentation in which the team learned about the origins of different cuts of meat. It was something different, an effort to break up some of the monotony of spring training is how Black described it. […]

  • Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office

    12-year-old girl missing for 24 hours in Aurora found safe

    AURORA, Colo. — The Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office said a 12-year-old girl who was reported missing since Friday after afternoon was found safe Saturday evening. Great news! Judahia has been located! Thank you all! — Arapahoe Sheriff (@ArapahoeSO) February 26, 2017 She had been reported missing in the area of East Jewell Avenue and South Peoria Street. The sheriff’s office said she had spent Friday night with a friend and she was safe.

  • Denver police investigate bomb threat in area of 17th and Platte streets

    Police give all-clear after bomb threat investigation in downtown Denver

    DENVER — Police gave the all-clear late Saturday afternoon after they investigated a bomb threat in the area of 17th and Platte streets. Police determined the threat at a construction site was not credible. Platte Street between 15th and 17th streets along with the pedestrian bridge over Interstate 25 at 17th and Platte were reopened after the all-clear was given. Police said dispatch received the threat in a phone call at 1:50 p.m. The investigation remained active.

  • Fire damages home in north Fort Collins. Photo: Poudre Fire Authority

    Fire damages Fort Collins home; family makes it out OK

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. — Fire damaged a family’s home in north Fort Collins on Saturday morning, the Poudre Fire Authority said. Three adults and one child made it out safely, as did a Chihuahua named Chevy and a Labrador named Katana. It happened just before 10 a.m. at 400 Hickory St. “The child reportedly notified the adults of the smoke, and they evacuated,” a post on the fire agency’s Facebook page said. The family was receiving assistance in finding a […]

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    Stingray pups born at Downtown Aquarium in Denver

    DENVER — The Downtown Aquarium has some new additions. They are eight South American fresh water stingray pups that were born at the Downtown Aquarium. The pups are part of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums managed breeding programs. Aquarium personnel said the programs help manage the genetic diversity and long-term survival of various animal species. The pups are not on public display but instead are staying behind the scenes for now.

  • People lined up for free dental treatment at Risas in Aurora, Colo. February 25, 2017

    People line up for free dental services in Aurora

    AURORA, Colo. — About 100 people lined up at Risas Dental and Braces for free dental services Saturday morning. It was part of the grand opening of the company’s fifth location. The new office is in north Aurora on East Colfax Avenue near Moline Street. Free dental services such as a basic cleaning, a cavity filling or exam with X-rays were offered from 8 a.m. until noon. People arrived early and stood in line, but they were grateful for the […]

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    FOX31’s Julie Hayden says farewell after long reporting career in Denver

    DENVER — FOX31 reporter Julie Hayden said goodbye on her last day Friday. She has had a long and incredible TV broadcasting career. Hayden isn’t leaving Colorado, but she does plan to tackle some new adventures in media and journalism. Don’t be surprised if you see her from time to time sharing her expertise with us and you. Hayden is truly one of the best in the business and we will miss her.

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    Trump administration hints at crackdown on recreational marijuana use

    WASHINGTON — The White House said Thursday it expects law enforcement agents to enforce federal marijuana laws when they come into conflict with states where recreational use of the drug is permitted — including Colorado. “I do believe you will see greater enforcement of it,” White House press secretary Sean Spicer said regarding federal drug laws, which still list marijuana as an illegal substance. That’s a reversal from the Obama administration’s stance, which laid out in an official memo that […]

  • Englewood Civic Center

    Lockdown lifted at Englewood City Hall after altercation with armed suspect

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The Englewood City Hall was on lockdown late Wednesday afternoon at the same time there was police activity at the nearby RTD train and bus station. The Englewood Station and city hall are near West Hampden Avenue and South Santa Fe Boulevard. Police said they responded to city hall on a report of a person with a gun. Investigators said a suspect was inside private city offices going through a desk. A staff member confronted him and […]

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    Woman accused of stealing Uber driver’s car arrested in Larimer County

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. — An Uber ride in Larimer County ended with a woman allegedly stealing the driver’s car and then crashing it into a wall. The Larimer County Sheriff’s Office said Meagan Osgood, 25, was intoxicated and fighting with her fellow passengers when the car arrived at their destination early Saturday morning. “The driver got out to break up the fight and the female passenger locked the doors. She then drove the vehicle through a yard striking a retaining […]

  • Funeral for Richard Hammond

    Memorial held for transportation director found shot to death

    DENVER — A school district transportation director who was found dead in his car was laid to rest Tuesday with full military honors. Richard Hammond was shot and killed sometime early on Feb. 14 near his home in Denver while on his way to work in Falcon District 49 in El Paso County. He left behind his wife, three children and two step children. Police are still looking for a suspect who shot and killed him.

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    Friends celebrate life of man killed during fight in Aurora

    AURORA, Colo. — A man who was shot during a fight in a parking lot in Aurora on Saturday morning died from his injuries. On Saturday night, his friends came together to celebrate his life. Friends and co-workers at The Emerald Isle on Parker Road in Aurora said 29 year-old Kelly Acosta was taken away too soon. “He saved my bar,” The Emerald Isle owner Melanie Calkins said. “Business was slow, he came in and brought it back. He touched […]