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  • Back the Blue 5K run in Douglas County attracts big turn-out

    CASTLE ROCK, Colo. — So many people showed up for the first ever Back the Blue 5K run and walk in Douglas County, that organizers had to delay the start of the event because traffic backed up while people were trying to get there. An avid runner and part of the law enforcement family, Erin Dilbeck decided the best way to help a grieving community is to “run with it.” That’s what happened Saturday morning. Inspired by the sacrifices of […]

  • Denver couple welcomes birth of quadruplets

    DENVER — After five years of trying to have a baby, Hannah and Ted Fair of Denver welcomed not one, but four new babies. Hannah and Ted have been on fertility treatments for the past two years after struggling to conceive a child. Now they’re mom and dad to three girls and a one boy. All four are healthy. “At the six-week ultrasound they told us it was triplets. After that he’s like you’re definitely going on birth control. We’re […]

  • Consider heart health before overeating on Super Bowl Sunday

    Buffets, endless supplies of chips and dips, junk food, beer and more – overindulging on Super Bowl Sunday can be half the fun. But Consumer Reports says it’s best to avoid overeating if you have underlying heart disease, hypertension or high cholesterol. Why? Some evidence suggests a single bout of overeating a big meal can increases triglyceride levels and can cause inflammation of the coronary arteries – potentially resulting in a heart attack. So it definitely incurs a big risk […]

  • Longmont officer injured in hit-and-run, suspect on the loose

    LONGMONT, Colo. — A suspect accused of running down a Longmont police officer while fleeing from a scene Friday remained on the run Saturday. The officer was treated for his injuries and released from the hospital late Friday night. The officer attempted to contact Richard Jeffs, 47, after recognizing him from an internal investigative bulletin. The confrontation happened near 8th Avenue and Main Street. Police say Jeffs had a warrant out for his arrest. A police spokesman said when the […]

  • Missing 12-year-old boy found safe in Aurora

    AURORA, Colo. — Police in Aurora said a 12-year-old missing boy was found safe late Friday night. Earlier they issued an alert asking for help finding Robert Colman. Police thanked the public for their assistance.

  • Investigation launched after teacher allegedly forced student to stand for Pledge

    LAFAYETTE, Colo. — A teacher at Angevine Middle School in Lafayette is under investigation for an allegation she assaulted a student who refused to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance, according to the Lafayette Police Department. Officers responded to the school at 1150 West South Boulder Road around noon Thursday. The Boulder Valley School District said physical education teacher Karen Smith was placed on paid administrative leave. The spokesperson said the district couldn’t discuss why. Lafayette Police Commander Brian Rosipajla […]

  • Photos: Denver Airport Puppy Bowl puppies available for adoption

    DENVER — The airport held its third annual Puppy Bowl Friday ahead of Sunday’s big game, and gave visitors a gigantic dose of cuteness. The Puppy Bowl players included puppies and adult dogs from the Dumb Friends League that will be available for adoption Saturday. Members of Denver International Airport’s Canine Airport Therapy Squad (CATS) were also there for the action. The dogs up for adoption will be at the Dumb Friends League Quebec Street shelter in Denver on a […]

  • Courage and integrity: ‘Deputy Heath Gumm made an impact’

    ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. — The Adams County Sheriff’s Office honored Deputy Heath Gumm on the eve of the fallen officer’s funeral. “It’s clear he touched the lives of not only his colleagues, but the lives of the citizens he served,” a post on Facebook said. Gumm was shot and killed while responding to a call about an assault in progress on January 24 in the 8700 block of Dawson Street in Thornton. The funeral will be held at Flatirons Church […]

  • I-70 reopens in Georgetown after semitruck fire

    GEORGETOWN, Colo. — A semitruck caught fire on eastbound Interstate 70 in Georgetown on Wednesday night, the Colorado Department of Transportation said. The Interstate was closed in both directions while crews worked to put out the fire. The westbound lanes reopened once the flames were extinguished. Eastbound lanes reopened about 12:30 a.m. Thursday. There was no information available on what happened or if there were any injuries. Vehicles were being routed onto the off- and on-ramps in Georgetown to get […]

  • Thief steals dog from family’s front yard

    DENVER — A family in Denver hopes security camera video of a thief stealing their dog from their front yard will help bring the pet back home. It happened Tuesday afternoon near East Sixth Avenue and Monaco Parkway. The video shows the thief driving past the house in a black vehicle, then returning to take the dog. After seeing the crime, a neighbor alerted the family about what happened. The family said they just want Zoe back. “She brings joy […]

  • Man killed in shooting near Alameda and Federal in Denver

    DENVER — Police launched a homicide investigation after a shooting outside of a Taco Bell restaurant near West Alameda Avenue and South Federal Boulevard on Friday night. An adult male victim was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. Police had no suspect information. The victim was in the parking lot outside the restaurant.

  • Fuel spill from crash causes major delays on southbound I-25 at 136th Avenue

    WESTMINSTER, Colo. — A crash involving a semitruck and van resulted in a fuel spill that reduced southbound Interstate 25 to one lane near 136th Avenue on Tuesday afternoon, the Westminster Police Department said. The crash happened about 12:50 p.m. There were no injuries, but the semitruck leaked fuel onto the highway. A hazardous materials team responded to assist with the cleanup. Police said it will would likely be several hours before southbound I-25 was fully reopened. Police recommended drivers […]