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    8-year-old boy found safe in Thornton

    THORNTON, Colo. –An 8-year-old boy who was missing for about three hours Tuesday night in Thornton was found safe according to police. Authorities launched a search for the boy because his parents said he’s autistic and could become disoriented when away from the neighborhood. The parents told officers they last saw him traveling northeast from their residence on his red bicycle at about 7:20 p.m. Police said he was found safe in the area of 83rd and Washington after 10 […]

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    New bridge may be torn up because steel was manufactured in Canada

    MORRISON, Colo. — A bridge in Morrison is in jeopardy after the town learned some of the steel used in the project is from Canada. Under law — it`s all supposed to be American-made. This bridge just went through a major reconstruction. It’s now open again. But the town might have to rip it out because of where some of the materials come from. To some it may just be a bridge. To people who live in Morrison – the […]

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    Sen. Bennet behind push to simplify college student loan application process

    DENVER — It can be a painful process to apply for college student loans. The first form a family is required to fill out can take hours. It’s so daunting, many people simply give up. But there is a push to simplify things, and make it much easier to apply for college loans. The Auraria campus in downtown Denver serves more students than any other campus in Colorado. Eighty percent of the students there qualify for financial aid but only […]

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    National Dog Day: 7 top cars for dog lovers

    DENVER — It’s National Dog Day. So the list Auto Trader has put together is even more appropriate. The site is listing the best cars for owners and their furry 4-legged friends. Auto Trader says space is a must for all dog lovers. Here are the top vehicles for dog owners: Volkswagen Tiguan BMW X3 Volvo V60 Kia Soul Subaru Outback Nissan Juke Honda Odyssey Experts say those cars not only have plenty of room for you and your dog, […]

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    Hewlett Packard recalls 6 million computer cords for fire risk

    NEW YORK — Hewlett Packard and federal regulators Tuesday recalled 6 million power cords sold between September 2010 and June 2012 with some HP and Compaq notebook computers and certain docking stations. They warned the cords could overheat and catch fire. There have been 29 cases reported that involved two burns and 13 claims of property damage. The Consumer Product Safety Commission says the recalled power cords should be unplugged immediately. Use this online tool from HP to see if […]

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    Broncos make trade with Giants for kicker Brandon McManus

    DENVER — The Denver Broncos made a trade with the New York Giants Tuesday for kicker Brandon McManus. Denver will get McManus in exchange for a conditional seventh-round draft choice in 2015. The team also waived rookie kicker Mitch Ewald. McManus is a first-year player who made both field goals he attempted and recorded touchbacks on 10 of 11 kickoffs for the Giants during the preseason. He spent 2013 with Indianapolis where he made the only field goal he attempted, […]

  • Playground built for children with a certain disorder opens

    DENVER — All playgrounds are built with kids in mind, but a new one in Greenwood Village is specifically designed for children who live with a certain disorder. It’s called sensory processing disorder — where a simple touch causes a child to have a temper trantrum. Dan Daru shows us the new park and the condition that inspired it in his video report above.

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    Denver police keeping close watch for speeders in school zones

    DENVER — Police in Denver are on patrol outside schools to protect kids. They’re warning drivers about speeding now that school is back in session. As parents drove up on school zones Monday morning, Denver police were there to remind them to slow down. Crystal Boylan says she appreciates the police efforts to keep people from speeding through school zones. “Usually around the beginning of the year we see a lot of police around here as well. People get the […]

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    Manning, first team offense and defense impress against Texans, but Broncos lose 18-17

    DENVER — The Broncos and Houston Texans battled each other in preseason game number three Saturday night after battling each other on the practice field for most of the week leading up to the game. The third preseason game is usually the one where the starters see the most action during the preseason. Denver’s first-team offense and defense played the entire first half against Houston. Montee Ball was back in action for the first time during the preseason. The Broncos […]

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    Young man dies after train hits him in Loveland

    LOVELAND, Colo. — Police say a 15-20-year-old died after a freight train hit him on the tracks in Loveland late Friday night. The Burlington Northern Railway called Loveland emergency communications about the incident just before 11 p.m. Friday. He was hit between 37th and 29th streets in the 3200 block. The train was going south from Cheyenne to Denver. Police spoke with the train operators who said, “[They] saw a male walking next to the train track. The male walked […]

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    Trolley hits, injures woman near Confluence Park

    DENVER — The Platte Valley Trolley hit and injured a woman Saturday evening under Speer Boulevard near its Confluence Park stop. The woman went to the hospital to get a leg injury treated. She’ll be OK. Denver Police say some people in a crowd waiting to board the trolley were standing too close to the track. The trolley service shut down after the accident at about 6:30 p.m. It was shuttling people from downtown to the Broncos game.  

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    System in place at Broncos stadium to help with lightning safety

    DENVER — Broncos fans are gearing up for the team’s third preseason game Saturday night. But the weather has the potential to put the game on temporary hold. The team takes many steps to keep fans and players safe from the weather, especially the lightning storms that pass through Denver at this time of year. Ashley Michels shows us a system in her video report that is designed to keep people in the stadium safe from lightning.