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  • Uber taxi service graphic by MGNOnline

    Uber rider: Denver police officer pulled over driver, called service illegal

    DENVER — A Denver police officer is under investigation after a passenger getting a ride to the airport from Uber wrote an online column about his experience Friday. The story went viral and the Denver Police Chief issued an apology Monday. Companies like Uber are regulated by a new law passed in the Colorado Legislature earlier this year. In the column on Geekwire.com, Dave Cook says his driver was pulled over by Denver police who told Cook that Uber is […]

  • Motorcycle vs. car crash at Mississippi and Quentin in Aurora, Colo

    Motorcycle rider killed in crash in Aurora

    AURORA, Colo. — A car versus motorcycle crash killed the man riding the motorcycle Monday evening. Police say a car turned in front of a motorcycle that was heading west on Mississippi Avenue just East of Peoria Street in Aurora at about 6:45 p.m. The car was turning left into an entrance at the shopping center at Mississippi and Quentin Street when the motorcycle hit it broadside. Police believe the motorcycle was going about 40 mph. The rider, who was […]

  • Uncle Ben's Ready Rice

    Uncle Ben’s Ready Rice sold in Colorado recalled

    DENVER — Uncle Ben’s Ready Rice products were recalled voluntarily by  Mars Food North America on Wednesday. Uncle Ben’s Ready Rice Garden Vegetable with Peas, Carrots and Corn pouch products were recalled because of undeclared gluten in some pouches. The Colorado Department of Health and Public Safety said the pouches were sold in Colorado at Walmart stores. They have a “best before date” of 6/15 and they say “Made in Canada.” They include the following lot codes: 422GBBFP1L OR 422GBBFP1R 423AABFP1L OR 423AABFP1R No […]

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    States file suit against 5-Hour Energy, company accused of deceptive advertising

    DENVER — The attorney general in Oregon filed a lawsuit against the makers and marketers of 5-Hour Energy, accusing them of deceptive advertising. The Associated Press reports the lawsuit claims the popular energy drink doesn’t deliver on what it promises. It was filed Thursday in Portland, Oregon. It says the company falsely claims customers get extra energy and focus from a unique blend of ingredients, when the effect actually comes from a concentrated dose of caffeine. Oregon has been part […]

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    Number of cases of pneumonic plague in Colorado grows to 4

    ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. — Three more cases of the pneumonic plague have been diagnosed in eastern Adams County. That brings the total of cases to four now. It’s unsettling to think about a disease like that spreading. Shaul Turner explains in her video report that while there is reason for concern, the chances of your health being compromised are slim. Resources and information about the plague

  • Martha Loats, 90, goes scuba diving

    90-year-old Denver woman enjoys intense adventures

    DENVER — A retired woman who lives in Denver is having a mid-life crisis … at 90 years old. Since her birthday, she has jumped out of planes, gone zip-lining and set out on a hot air balloon adventure. But that’s not the extent of it. Dan Daru caught up with Martha Loats when she went scuba diving recently.

  • Naomi Almodovar

    Woman arrested, accused of setting big apartment building fire in Centennial

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. — A woman was arrested Friday who is accused of setting a fire at an apartment building that sent eight people to the hospital and caused major damage. Investigators say Naomi Almodovar, 23, intentionally started the fire at the Copper Terrace Apartments in Centennial during the overnight hours on June 23. She faces multiple felony charges including arson, attempted murder and domestic violence. Some apartment residents were trapped inside when the flames broke out. They used sheets to […]

  • Lightning strike over downtown Denver

    Severe thunderstorms develop around metro Denver, Eastern Plains

    DENVER — Severe thunderstorms prompted warnings from the national weather service around metro Denver and on the Eastern Plains Monday night. The storms developed following a hot day where the high reached 100 degrees in Denver. It was the fifth day in a row over 90 degrees and the first triple-digit reading of the season. Some of the storms produced intense lightning and drenching rain. You can see what it looked like near Byers in a video Judi Fishman sent […]

  • Iriquois National team in Denver for Lacrosse championship

    World Lacross championship comes to Denver

    DENVER — the World Lacrosse championship begin in Denver Thursday. The Iroquois Nation is one of the record 38 teams competing and they celebrated with a special ceremony Monday. Native Americans invented Lacrosse but the Iroquois were denied travel to the last world championship in England, and they are now eager. This team also includes two players who also play Lacrosse at the University of Denver, and those two are proud to represent their families and their roots. Watch Raul […]

  • Mansion in Parker on the market for $18 million

    Take a tour: House in Parker for sale: Just $18 million

    DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. — Home prices in Colorado have been rising for months, but one property in Douglas County may take the cake. The 11 bedroom place is currently listed for sale in Parker. It has 24 bathrooms and it has 70 acres of land around it. It can be yours for a little more than $18 million … or a mortgage payment of $98,000 per month. It has a 29-space garage and just a hair over 50,000 square feet […]

  • Fourth of July fireworks show at Coors Field

    Video: Coors Field Fourth of July fireworks show

    DENVER — The Fourth of July fireworks show at Coors Field in lower downtown Denver was spectacular. Watch the show in the video clip.

  • Dominic Graeta

    Update: 2nd grader pleased ‘bad people’ arrested in playground arson case

    ERIE, Colo. — Four teenagers have been arrested and accused of setting fire and destroying a playground at an elementary school a couple of weeks ago. “Bad people” is how second grader Dominic Graeta described the arsonists in an interview with FOX31 Denver after the playground burned. The playground at his school was a special place to Dominic. It’s destruction made him sad, mad and spurred him into action. He not only emptied his piggy bank to help pay to […]