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  • Denver Broncos quarterback Brock Osweiler

    Raul’s Rant: How will Brock do?

    DENVER — Raul Martinez gets asked one question a lot this week. How will Brock Osweiler do? The Denver Broncos back up quarterback will start Sunday against the Bears in Chicago. Raul’s Rant addresses the question in the video clip above.

  • Heavy snow fell south and east of Denver

    November blizzard packs a big punch south and east of Denver

    DENVER — The November blizzard lived up to its billing in the south and east of Denver. While most places in the Mile High City didn’t get as much snow, it piled up in other nearby locations. It was a snow day for kids in Aurora, Cherry Creek and Douglas County districts as schools closed Tuesday. Motorists were stranded on major highways just south of Denver and on the eastern Plains.

  • Virgin America Airbus A320. Photo courtesy: Virgin America

    Virgin America announces new service to Denver in 2016

    DENVER — Virgin America announced Tuesday it will begin service from Denver International Airport in 2016. It will operate three daily flights from Denver to San Francisco beginning March 15. Special fares went on sale Tuesday from $52.80 one way, with restrictions, but that rate is only available for flights booked before 11 p.m. Wednesday. Virgin America, based in San Francisco, will serve 24 cities once it adds Denver. “Denver is the largest market from San Francisco that Virgin America […]

  • A memorial tree cut down once in October and replanted shortly after was cut down.

    Police: Teenager admits cutting down trees at memorial, other places in Longmont

    LONGMONT, Colo. — Police said late Friday a 17-year-old boy admitted to cutting down trees at a memorial for a murdered couple. They also say he cut down other trees in the Longmont community. “A student’s tip led to his identification,” a statement from Longmont police said. It also said he admitted responsibility. “He has been referred to the Longmont Community Justice Partnership (LCJP).

  • Suspect in red car leads police on chase

    Suspect in vehicle in Halloween carjacking leads police on high-speed chase

    DENVER — Police said they were in pursuit late Friday afternoon of a vehicle involved in a carjacking on Halloween. The contact happened in the area of Exposition Avenue and Knox Court in Denver. The driver in the red vehicle took off heading west and Denver police officers gave chase. Video from SkyFOX showed the suspect weaving in and out of traffic at a high rate of speed. Denver police called off the chase but the suspect kept going and […]

  • Singer Justin Bieber presents onstage at Fashion Rocks 2014 at the Barclays Center of Brooklyn on September 9, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Three Lions Entertainment)

    Justin Bieber announces new concert tour, including stop in Denver

    NEW YORK — Justin Bieber announced he will go on a big concert tour in 2016 that will include a performance in Denver. The 58-city “Purpose World Tour” begins March 9 in Seattle and ends at Madison Square Garden in New York on July 18. His stop in Denver is April 4 at the Pepsi Center. General ticket sales begin Nov. 20. Bieber, 21, will release his new album “Purpose” on Friday. The Associated Press reports two songs from the […]

  • Spotted skunk doing a 'handstand.' Courtesy: U.S. Department of Interior

    Watch: Skunk shows skill on camera

    Wildlife experts said what was captured on a wildlife camera in Saguaro National Park, Arizona is perfectly normal. A spotted skunk walking while doing a “handstand” with its body and bushy tail sticking straight up in the air.  The U.S. Interior Department posted the video this week. It was recorded sometime during the summer. If you see a skunk do this, you better back off, because the creature isn’t playing around. “Like the other three groups of skunks, spotted skunks […]

  • House damaged in what neighbors said was explosion and fire

    Fire official: ‘Marijuana-related’ explosions, fire damage house in south Denver

    DENVER — The Denver Fire Department responded to a house fire and report of explosions in south Denver late Thursday night. Agents from Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms were also on the scene. An official said there was a butane explosion and it was “marijuana-related.” There were other reports that indicated there might have been hash oil extraction taking place in the house in the 1300 block of South Logan Street. Firefighters quickly extinguished the flames, but the house was severely […]

  • Denver Broncos TE Vernon Davis

    Poll: How much should new Broncos TE Vernon Davis play Sunday?

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The newest Denver Broncos player was very excited to be a part of the team Wednesday. Tight end Vernon Davis now gets to catch passes from future Hall of Fame quarterback Peyton Manning. He also came from San Francisco to a team that’s looking to go to 8-0 on Sunday in Indianapolis. Davis will be in uniform and the plan is to work him into some of the game plan as soon as Sunday. He’s already hard […]

  • Scene outside apartment explosion at 429 E. 14th Ave. in Denver

    Woman injured in Capitol Hill apartment explosion

    DENVER — Several streets were shut down just east of the Colorado State Capitol late Tuesday afternoon after an explosion at an apartment building that neighbors believe might be related to a natural gas leak. Denver Fire Department spokeswoman Melissa Taylor said firefighters responded to reports of an explosion and damage to a garden-level apartment in the Acacia Apartments at 429 E. 14th Ave. at 3:30 p.m. One woman was transported to a hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries. There were no […]

  • Eliot Miller, Grayson Miller and their mother Lauren Miller

    Amber Alert canceled; two boys and mother are safe, suspect in custody

    DENVER –Denver police canceled an Amber Alert 30 minutes after issuing it Tuesday night. Investigators said two boys and their mother were found safe and a suspect who is accused of forcing them into a vehicle was in custody. Police issued the alert for the boys who were last seen at a parking structure in downtown Denver. Two witnesses reported a female and a child screaming for help in the parking structure at 1050 17th St. Witnesses told police the […]

  • salvation army

    Families needing Christmas assistance must register this week

    DENVER — Families needing assistance this Christmas season can register at one of six Salvation Army locations in metro Denver this week. Christmas assistance services include toys for children and grocery store gift cards. Please call 303-295-3366 or visit the Salvation Army’s website to find a location to register your family near you. Registration will take place at the following times only: Monday, Nov. 2, 9-11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 3, 5-7:30 p.m. (Note: this is the only day that evening […]