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  • 4 killed in crash on I-76 near Sterling

    STERLING, Colo. — Four people were killed in a crash early Saturday on I-76 near Sterling in northeast Colorado. Colorado State Patrol spokesman Gary Cutler said the first call about the crash at 12:10 a.m. There was a jack-knifed semi on the highway about five miles from Sterling at mile marker 130. The trailer was perpendicular to the roadway, blocking the entire eastbound lane. A Chrysler Pacifica sport wagon from Michigan traveling eastbound collided with trailer of the semi and […]

  • Inmate accused of assaulting officer at Limon Correctional Facility

    LIMON, Colo. — An inmate is accused of assaulting and injuring an officer at the Limon Correctional Facility. A statement from the Department of Corrections Friday says staff were able to stop the assault and restrain the inmate, identified as Ryan Spear. The correctional officer was taken to a hospital for treatment of injuries. Spear has been transferred to another facility. An investigation into the incident is underway.

  • Police call disappearance of Longmont mom suspicious

    LONGMONT, Colo. — Police called the disappearance of a Longmont mother of three “suspicious” for the first time Tuesday. At the same time, they’re asking anyone with security cameras in the area where Rita Gutierrez-Garcia was last seen to check their video recordings. The area is the west alley of the 300 block of Main Street on March 18 between 2:15 a.m. and 3:30 a.m. Anyone who lives there might have caught something on camera. The missing woman is 34 […]

  • Car crashes into building at Colfax and Steele in Denver

    DENVER — Police said a vehicle crashed into a building and a pedestrian on East Colfax Avenue and Steele Street on Tuesday afternoon. The driver of the vehicle had possible serious injuries. The Denver Police Department didn’t say if there were any other injuries in the collision. Police said drivers on westbound Colfax would experience delays in the area.

  • 3 teens overdue from camping trip in Jefferson County found safe

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — Some anxious moments were had in Jefferson County after three teenage hikers went missing.  Search crews began combing miles of trails early Saturday morning. The group failed to show up at their designated spot on time Friday afternoon. They had set out on a camping hiking excursion and had been missing for nearly 24 hours.  The search would not be easy. Deputy Grant McDonald of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office said, “Well the first thing is trying to […]

  • One person dies in crash southeast of Greeley

    WELD COUNTY, Colo. — One person was killed in a crash in Weld County early Saturday morning. The Colorado State Patrol said they received the call at 6:44 a.m. about the single-vehicle crash at Weld County roads 46 and 61 southeast of Greeley. The patrol said there was one person in the vehicle. The investigation was just beginning, so the state patrol didn’t have any additional information about this crash yet.

  • Girl said she was sexually assaulted on Coal Creek Trail in Lafayette

    LAFAYETTE, Colo. — A girl said she was the victim of a sexual assault on Coal Creek Trail on Friday night, the Lafayette Police Department said. Police said the assault happened between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. on the trail near Highway 287. The suspect description is vague: White male with large stature. They said the victim is a juvenile female who was walking home when the assault happened. Anyone who saw any suspicious activity or a suspicious person Friday […]

  • Body found at rest area near Royal Gorge

    FREMONT COUNTY, Colo. — A death investigation is underway after a body was found at a rest area near the Royal Gorge in southern Colorado on Friday. The Fremont County Sheriff’s Office and Canon City Police Department are working together on the case. Investigators said it was an isolated incident. They’re not releasing any other information pending notification of the person’s family.

  • Evacuation order lifted after wildfire in eastern El Paso County

    EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. — Mandatory evacuations have been issued Friday afternoon for residents in a section of eastern El Paso County because of a fast-moving wildfire. The sheriff’s office said the evacuation order affected about 35 residences near Yoder, Colorado. The fire was contained by 6:30 p.m. and  the evacuation order was lifted. Residents were allowed to return home. The sheriff’s office said no residential structures were lost. Edison Junior and Senior High School, located at 14550 Edison Road […]

  • Case of tuberculosis confirmed at ICE detention center in Aurora

    AURORA, Colo. — An individual has tested positive for tuberculosis at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center in Aurora. The Denver Public Health Department said its office is working with the detention center on a TB contact investigation. One individual has tested positive for TB. They learned of the case last week. According to an ICE spokesman, the discovery was made during a follow-up medical screening with a woman who was transferred to the center after she was found […]

  • Police identify suspect in Lone Tree bowling alley shooting

    LONE TREE, Colo. — Police identified a suspect in a shooting nearly a week ago at a bowling alley in Lone Tree. The shooting happened at Bowlero (9255 Kimmer Drive) on Thursday. A man was wounded and is recovering. An arrest warrant has been issued for Peter Viet Le for his involvement in the shooting, the Lone Tree Police Department said. He’s described as an Asian male, 5-foot-9 and 150-170 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. Anyone with information […]

  • Man found dead in parking lot in Aurora, case investigated as homicide

    AURORA, Colo. — Police responded to a call and found a man unresponsive in a parking lot in West Aurora Saturday morning. He was suffering from “apparent trauma” in the parking lot of the U-Haul business at 1802 South Havana Street. He was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Aurora police. Officers first arrived at 6:29 a.m. Detectives were there investigating the incident as a homicide. Police said they are asking members of the public to come forward with […]