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  • Clear Bag Policy

    NFL security rules allow clear bags only at the football stadium

    DENVER — Broncos fans are reminded it’s clear bags only when going into Sports Authority Field at Mile High for home games. This is the second year fans are dealing with the NFL’s security rules. Many people are unaware of the regulations, and it takes a long time to get through lines to get into the stadium. Here is an overview of the clear bag policy: One clear bag no larger than 12″ by x 6″ x 12″ OR a one-gallon clear […]

  • Clouds over Weld County, Colo. as seen from Prospect Valley near Keenesburg. Photo credit: Beth Jeff

    Strong storms hit parts of Colorado

    ENVER — Strong storms developed over parts of northeastern Colorado Saturday. A stray, isolated storm was possible in metro Denver Saturday evening, but most of the organized activity was expected east of the city. Fans going to see the Denver Broncos play the Houston Texans and Colorado Rockies play the Miami Marlins should be prepared just in case. See interactive radar A line of storms brought a Severe Thunderstorm Warning to Larimer and Weld counties Saturday afternoon. Rain was falling […]

  • Dairy Queen vanilla shake

    Dairy Queen management: Cleaning solution got into customers’ vanilla shakes

    THORNTON, Colo. — A trip to Dairy Queen for dessert turned dangerous Thursday night. The family visited the DQ in Thornton. They say they tasted trouble in their ice cream treat, and then they got sick. FOX31 Denver received emails from others who say the same thing happened to them. “He tasted something funny but thought it was off his hand and he said, ‘Mom, this shake tastes disgusting.'” Riley and his mom, Lisa Chase went to the drive-through at […]

  • Water main break on Colorado Blvd. north of I--25

    Denver’s aging water pipes to blame for all the big water main breaks

    DENVER — A water main break on Colorado Boulevard just north of I-25 brought traffic to a standstill during the afternoon rush on Thursday. The city’s water pipes are old and that’s why we hear about these big water main breaks citywide.  The Colorado Boulevard pipe was put in place in 1955. There are 3,000 miles of water pipe under the city. There have been 111 water main breaks so far this year. The city spends $100 million a year […]

  • college

    Soaring costs of college cause stress that weighs on many families

    BOULDER, Colo. — The cost of college keeps rising so quickly, that it’s practically out of reach for many people. Friday, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi paid a visit to the University of Colorado in Boulder to talk about what can be done to make higher education more affordable. Macradee Aergerter’s video report focuses on how the stress of paying for college is weighing on families.

  • Crews rescue driver following truck crash. Credit: Paul Aiken, Daily Camera

    Truck hauling sand flips over in Boulder, two cars crushed

    BOULDER, Colo. — A semi-truck driver going north on Foothills Parkway in Boulder lost control of his vehicle Friday evening when he tried to torn eastbound onto Baseline Road. The truck flopped onto its side, crushing two cars and spilling a load of sand onto those two and other vehicles in the intersection. Several cars then crashed in the chain reaction caused by the chaos. “The first Boulder police officers who arrived at the scene rushed to dig the trapped […]

  • Vets

    All surgeries at Denver VA Hospital canceled next week

    DENVER —  Denver’s Veterans Administration hospital has canceled all surgeries scheduled for next week. The reason is so technicians can deal with an issue affecting the air handling system that services all seven of the hospital’s operating rooms. The system underwent an inspection Friday, and officials decided it needs a more thorough inspection. Any critical surgeries will be moved to other hospitals in the city.  

  • Richard Kirk mug domestic homicide

    Court testimony: Man accused of killing wife while high on pot was allegedly deep in debt

    DENVER — The Denver man accused of murdering his wife while he was allegedly high on marijuana was supposedly deep in debt. That’s among the surprises that came out in testimony during a preliminary hearing in court Friday. The couple apparently had a big payment due to the IRS the next day. And they were having marital problems according to testimony. Additionally, Richard Kirk stood to benefit from a life insurance policy on his wife in the event of her […]

  • LCpl Brennan Ching

    Fort Collins family shares kindness and compassion of Marine who died in crash

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. — The family of a U.S. Marine who died while on his way to surprise his younger brother is sharing memories of the 20-year-old before his death. Lance Corporal Brennan Ching is being remembered for his commitment to both his country and his family. “His heart was just so big, there was just nothing he wouldn’t do for anybody,” Ching’s mother, Sue Vicary, says. As a mom of a Marine, she knew there was always a chance […]

  • Denver International Airport construction

    Construction forces passenger drop-off detour at Denver Airport this weekend

    DENVER — Construction at Denver International Airport will force a detour for people who are dropping passengers off at the east side of the terminal this weekend. The east passenger drop-off will be closed starting Friday and it will be that way until Sunday. People dropping off passengers on the east side can use the passenger pick-up area instead. That area is on level four.    

  • Police investigate robbery at KeyBank on Leetsdale in Denver

    KeyBank on Leetsdale robbed, suspect on the run

    DENVER — Police responded to a report of a robbery at the KeyBank in the 5200 block of East Leetsdale Thursday afternoon. The suspect is a black man in his mid-30s, about 5’7″ tall and 200 pounds. He was wearing a black baseball hat and a long-sleeved blue shirt. Denver police said he left the bank by unknown means. Nobody was hurt during the robbery.  

  • Explosion destroys house in Thornton, Colo.

    Thornton house explosion was deliberate, man’s death ruled suicide

    THORNTON, Colo. — A house explosion in Thornton in June was deliberate according to the final report from investigators Thursday night. They say Gary Pine committed suicide June 19 by disconnecting the natural gas line to the furnace. It caused the home on Monroe Drive to fill with natural gas. It eventually caused an explosion that destroyed the house and sent debris flying for several blocks. Several other homes in the neighborhood were damaged.