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  • State patrol trooper shoots, kills pickup driver during traffic stop

    GOLDEN, Colo. — A Colorado State Patrol trooper shot and killed the driver of a pickup truck during a traffic stop late Friday night. It began when the state patrol said it received several reports of a drunk driver in a pickup truck traveling on eastbound Interstate 70. A trooper found the truck at I-70 and Highway 58 in Jefferson County and made contact with the truck, according to the state patrol. “The trooper observed a weapon and a shooting […]

  • Enjoy the butterflies before the snowstorm arrives

    DENVER — The painted lady butterflies have been everywhere around metro Denver lately. Enjoy them during the warm weather we have this weekend, because they’re not going to be around once a strong winter storm blasts our region starting Sunday night. The experts at the Butterfly Pavilion said these butterflies passed through Colorado on their annual migration to warmer climates. They typically fly nearly 10,000 miles from California to Mexico each year. They stopped in Denver this time around because […]

  • 2 people found dead inside Aurora home, no danger to public police say

    AURORA, Colo. — Detectives are investigating inside a house where two people were found dead Friday evening. Officers responded to a home in the 1200 block of South Fultondale Circle. They were called to the home to do a welfare check. They said they heard a single gunshot come from inside the home. They called additional resources to the scene including the Strategic Response Team. SRT officers conducted a check of the residence and found two deceased adults. The major […]

  • SUV crashes into residential building in Denver

    DENVER — An SUV left the road and crashed into residential building in Denver Saturday morning. It happened near East Alameda Avenue and South Lincoln Street. Rescuers with the Denver Fire Department said there were no injuries. It took a little time to make sure the building was stabilized and to extricate the vehicle. There was no information available about why this happened.

  • MLB fines Arizona Diamondbacks for watch in the dugout; Calls it ‘honest mistake’

    DENVER — The Arizona Diamondbacks knocked the Colorado Rockies out of the Major League Baseball playoffs Wednesday night, but it will cost them. The team was fined an undisclosed amount of money Friday after a coach for Arizona was caught wearing an Apple watch in the dugout. There was concern the team was stealing signs. Electronic devices like that are not allowed in dugouts. MLB determined there was no sign stealing going on, calling the watch incident “a simple oversight […]

  • Pumpkins are flying far, high and fast in Aurora this weekend

    AURORA, Colo — The leaves turning to gold and a chill in the air are usual signs of fall for most folks. But in Aurora, pumpkins flying through the air at break neck speed for incredibly long distances are the official kick off of the new season. Dan Daru shows us¬†Punkin Chunkin Colorado in his video report

  • Army veteran who makes flag boxes wants refund for one broken in shipping

    DENVER — A Colorado veteran said a flag box he made was destroyed during shipping with the U.S. Postal Service. David Howll, a U.S. Army veteran, makes flag boxes, packs them with care and sends them to families left behind by soldiers who have lost their lives. He does this at no charge. One of his flag boxes that he sent to a family in Arkansas was broken when it arrived. “I spent a lot of time making these flag […]

  • Music of Prince performed by Colorado Symphony coming this weekend

    DENVER — There are all kinds of fun things to do in the Denver area this weekend. Chris Parente highlighted four of them during Channel 2 News at 4 p.m. Thursday. The music of Prince performed by the Colorado Symphony is among the highlights.

  • Man found in Cherry Creek dies from injuries; case investigated as homicide

    DENVER — A man who was assaulted and later found in Cherry Creek died from his injuries on Tuesday night, the Denver Police Department said. The man, 44-year-old Juan Mendez-Lopez, suffered blunt force injuries. Police are investigating the case as a homicide. Mendez-Lopez was found in the creek near Cherry Creek Drive North and South Monroe Street on Sunday morning. Investigators said they did not have any suspect information in the case.

  • UPS hiring 2,500 workers for the holidays in Denver metro area

    DENVER — UPS is hiring 2,500 people to work during the holiday season in the Denver metro area. The company wants to be ready for the increase in package volume that begins in November and continues through January. UPS plans to hire 95,000 seasonal workers nationwide. Tractor-trailer driver jobs start at $32 per hour; seasonal driver jobs start at $18.75 per hour; pay for package handlers is between $10.20 and $11¬† per hour plus a $200 weekly attendance bonus; and […]

  • Woman who graduated from CSU-Global killed in Las Vegas attack

    GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. — A woman who graduated from Colorado State University-Global is among the victims of the massacre in Las Vegas. Rachael Parker, 33, died in the shooting on Sunday night. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in human services in May. She was living in California and working for the Manhattan Beach Police Department. RELATED: Remembering those killed in LasVegas mass shooting “We were deeply saddened to learn of her loss,” CSU-Global, which is based in Greenwood Village, […]

  • Homicide investigation underway after person found dead off I-25 near Greenland exit

    DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. — Detectives said the death of a person found on the shoulder of I-25 near the Greenland exit turned into a homicide investigation Saturday. A spokesperson with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said dispatchers received an emergency call at 10:13 a.m. about a body on the shoulder of the highway. The death was not related to a vehicle crash. The right lane of southbound I-25 was closed two miles south of the Greenland exit for several hours. […]