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  • When is the best time to buy holiday plane tickets?

    While travel advice abounds for the best times to buy the most affordable holiday plane tickets, flying during some of the year’s busiest travel periods generally isn’t cheap. In this era of packed airplanes, smaller seats and fees for extra leg room, what airline is going to offer inexpensive fares around Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas and New Year’s? Common business sense dictates that high prices will follow high demand. What are procrastinating travelers to do besides drive or take the train to get […]

  • Denver Rescue Mission needs 3,800 turkeys donated to reach goal

    DENVER — The Denver Rescue Mission said it is short of reaching its goal of collecting 15,000 turkeys by November 22. It says it still needs just under 3,800 turkeys to be donated to meet the goal by Tuesday. Students from Ponderosa High School spent their Saturday morning packing 3,000 Thanksgiving food boxes at the rescue mission’s warehouse in Denver. It’s the most food boxes the rescue mission has ever prepared for Thanksgiving. They’re asking for turkeys that are 12 […]

  • 8-year-old boy found after being reported missing in Aurora Friday afternoon

    AURORA, Colo. — Aurora police said an 8-year-old boy had been found Friday night. He was reported missing from his home in the 18300 block of East Amherst Avenue at about 2:40 p.m. Police said he left with a backpack and scooter, so they issued an alert to make sure he was found safe, especially after the sun went down. The boy was found safe.  

  • Semi rollover closes ramp from Vasquez to eastbound I-270

    COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — A semi rolled over and spilled its load, closing an on ramp from Vasquez Boulevard to eastbound I-270 in Commerce City. The crash happened just before 1 p.m. The ramp remained closed for the evening commute. The driver was extricated from his vehicle. He had minor injuries. It appeared the truck was hauling garbage or material for recycling. It wasn’t known when the ramp would reopen.

  • One killed, one injured in Park Hill shooting

    DENVER — One person was killed and another person was injured in a shooting in Park Hill on Thursday night, the Denver Police Department said. One of the shooting victims was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead. The other was in stable condition, according to police. The shooting happened before 8 p.m. in the 5100 block of East Thrill Place, near Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Forest Street. The names, ages and gender of the people who were […]

  • 2 Colorado Republican state senators accused of sexual harassment

    DENVER — There were new sexual harassment allegations at the State Capitol on Thursday night. Two Republican senators face accusations of misconduct. At the same time, a new complaint was filed against already embattled Democratic Rep. Paul Rosenthal. Republican Sens. Randy Baumgardner and Jack Tate have been accused of harassment in a report published first by Colorado Public Radio KUNC. Two female aides accused the senators of making inappropriate comments to them. One alleged Baumgardner pressured a  25-year-old to often […]

  • Nanny spends 36 hours behind bars after traffic violation

    DENVER — Questions are being raised about why it took more than a day for a woman to get out of jail for a minor traffic violation. Betsy Bueno’s saga started when she was pulled over early Wednesday morning because her headlights were not working. Little did she know, she’d be arrested and taken to jail. “I was scared,” she said. “I was going to work at the time and I didn’t know what to think.” It turns out there […]

  • 3 workers injured in Weld County oil site fire

    WELD COUNTY, Colo. — Three maintenance workers were hurt at an oil site fire in Weld County on Thursday afternoon. It happened about 3:30 p.m. in the area of Highway 392 and Weld County Road 71 northeast of Greeley, the Weld County Sheriff’s Office said. Two male patients were airlifted to a hospital and another was taken by ambulance to be treated for various levels of burns, the sheriff’s office said. The conditions of the three workers were not released. […]

  • Lockdown lifted at Manual High School after report of a weapon on campus

    DENVER — Manual High School in Denver was placed on lockdown late Wednesday afternoon. The principal said in a message there was a report of a weapon on campus at 1700 E. 28th Ave. Denver Public Schools said students and staff were safe. The Denver Police Department said there was a report of an armed juvenile on campus. The school resource officer was notified and the school was put on lockdown. Investigators said two juveniles were taken into custody and […]

  • Crash kills one on Highway 128 in Boulder County

    BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. — One person was killed in a crash between a semitruck and another vehicle on Highway 128 on Wednesday afternoon, the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office said. The highway was closed between McCaslin Boulevard and Highway 93 in Superior. The man driving the passenger vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the sheriff’s office. Hwy 128 is closed between McCaslin and Hwy 93 due to an accident with a confirmed fatality. We anticipate the road will […]

  • 14-year-old girl missing for almost a month found safe

    DENVER — A 14-year-old who has been missing from Denver for almost a month was found safe on Wednesday, Denver police said. The Denver Police Department had been searching for Zaida Venegas-Dominguez since Oct. 19 when she went missing from the area of East Bruce Randolph Avenue and Downing Street. A white truck was seen at her school on that same day and the driver might know the girl, police said. Police did not say where the girl was found […]

  • Veterans honored at downtown Denver parade

    DENVER — The Denver Veterans Day Parade took place in downtown on Saturday morning. Members of local veterans organizations and supporters walked along the parade route while thousands of spectators lined Civic Center Park and nearby streets to show respect and honor for our veterans. The parade was organized by the Colorado Veterans Project. FOX31 is proud to sponsor and participate in the Denver Veterans Day Parade. RELATED: FOX31 Problem Solvers Serving Those Who Serve “Today – and every day […]