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  • Auto-pedestrian crash at 29th and Brighton in Denver

    Bicyclist killed in hit-and-run crash with trash truck

    DENVER — A bicyclist was killed Friday afternoon after being struck by a truck in a hit-and-run crash, the Denver Police Department said. The crash happened about 2:30 p.m. at 29th Avenue and Brighton Boulevard. #HeadsUp UPDATE: Fatal accident at 29th & Brighton is a hit & run, auto vs. bicycle. Suspect vehicle possibly located. #Denver — Denver Police Dept. (@DenverPolice) March 18, 2016 Police said they located driver who was driving a trash truck from a private company. The […]

  • Dave Fraser and Pinpoint Weather Beast

    Snow arrives in metro Denver; 2 inches possible before it ends

    DENVER — Chief Meteorologist Dave Fraser said the forecast snow totals for metro Denver have dropped. He was out covering the storm with the Pinpoint Weather Beast. Reporters Macradee Aegerter and Kevin Torres were also reporting on conditions around the region Thursday night. RELATED: Five things to know about the storm hitting Colorado Watch their coverage in the video clip above.  

  • PHOENIX, AZ - JANUARY 27:  Russell Okung #76 of the Seattle Seahawks addresses the media at Super Bowl XLIX Media Day Fueled by Gatorade inside U.S. Airways Center on January 27, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

    Broncos sign free agent offensive lineman Russell Okung to five-year contract

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The Broncos did more work to bolster their offensive line Thursday, signing left tackle Russell Okung of the Seattle Seahawks to a five-year, $53 million contract. Former #Seahawks OT Russell Okung is signing with the #Broncos. It's reportedly a 5-year deal worth $53 million. pic.twitter.com/kWp5tSJAoq — Raul Martinez (@RaulSports) March 17, 2016 Okung became an unrestricted free agent after finishing a six-year, $48.5 million deal with the Seahawks after being the No. 6 overall pick in the 2010 […]

  • North American River otter pup born at the Pueblo, Colo. Zoo

    Pair of North American River otters born at Pueblo Zoo

    PUEBLO, Colo. — The Pueblo Zoo announced the birth of two North American river otters. The pups were born on March 8. They’ll remain in their nest box for at least another eight weeks before their mom will start to teach them to swim. They will then be introduced into the otter exhibit. The public won’t be anywhere for the public to see until they’ve mastered their swimming skills.  

  • Vehicle damaged by gunfire outside Town Center at Aurora

    Person shot in Aurora mall parking lot; suspect in custody

    AURORA — One person was shot in a parking lot of the Town Center at Aurora on Tuesday night, the Aurora Police Department said. Police said the shooting happened near JC Penney on the south side of the mall.  Officers said one suspect was in custody. The shooting victim was taken to a hospital in serious condition. Initially, police said there was a second suspect on the run, but that turned out not to be the case. The mall remained open […]

  • Crash on northbound I-25 near I-70 backs up traffic

    Crash closes northbound I-25 near I-70; police report serious injuries

    DENVER — Police closed northbound Interstate 25 on Tuesday night because of a two-vehicle accident. The interstate was closed at 20th Street north of downtown and there were serious injuries, the Denver Police Department said. The number of injuries and their extent were not released by police. Traffic was at standstill while police investigated the crash and removed the wreckage.  

  • An off-duty Ouray police officer was killed after a truck collided with the motorcycle he was riding on Monday, March 14, 2016. (Photo: Ouray Plaindealer)

    Off-duty Ouray police officer killed in motorcycle crash

    OURAY, Colo. — An off-duty officer who worked for the Ouray Police Department was killed in a traffic accident Monday. UPDATE: Accident on US 550 was two-vehicle collision with one fatality, according ot Ruth Stewart, county paramedic. pic.twitter.com/GvNqOtI9kB — Ouray Plaindealer (@ocplaindealer) March 14, 2016 UPDATE: Traffic diverted off Hwy 550 to CR 23 due to multiple vehicle accident/ fatality pic.twitter.com/5mkg6y86xh — Ouray Plaindealer (@ocplaindealer) March 14, 2016 Scott Mills, 51, was riding his motorcycle when a truck collided with […]

  • Kenny Kruescher with his mother, Sara Atkinson

    Private investigator: Death of 5-year-old by mother could have been prevented

    DENVER — After a young boy from Colorado was shot and killed by his mother, a private investigator hired by the woman is speaking out. She said the boy’s death could have been prevented. The investigator said she was devastated to learn that 5-year-old Kenny Kruescher was shot and killed by his mom in Montana. She didn’t want us to use her last name. But Desi said the mother showed increasing signs of erratic behavior. The boy’s father, Ken Kruescher, shared his anguish on […]

  • Ignacio Paul Daigle, 19, is wanted for vehicular homicide. (Photo: Westminster Police Department)

    Police arrest suspect wanted in crash that killed innocent mother on Wadsworth

    WESTMINSTER, Colo. — Police said they arrested the suspect wanted after a stolen pickup truck hit and killed an innocent woman following a chase earlier this week. Cheri Spottke of the Westminster Police Department said Ignacio Paul Daigle, 19,  was taken into custody about 6 p.m. Friday. He had been on the run since the rush hour crash happened on Wadsworth Boulevard near 94th Avenue on Tuesday. He was being held in the Adams County jail on a charge of […]

  • Police on scene of double shooting in 3300 block of Cherry Street

    One dead in double shooting in north Park Hill neighborhood

    DENVER — A man was killed and a woman was injured while they were sitting in a car in a north Park Hill neighborhood on Wednesday night, the Denver Police Department said. The shooting happened in the 3300 block of Cherry Street near Bruce Randolph Drive. Police say the victims were in their late teens or early 20s. Neighbors in the area said they heard an initial round of four or five shots followed by another round of as many […]

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    Lawmakers kill five bills aimed at repealing some Colorado gun laws

    DENVER — Lawmakers took up five proposals in the Colorado Legislature on Monday that could have changed gun laws in the state. But after seven hours of hearings, all five bills failed. The proposals were designed to remove some of the restrictions related to guns that have been passed in the past few years. The process started Monday with emotional testimony that took place all afternoon and into the evening. “There were 647 people in this state who died from […]

  • Gerald Duane Havens

    Police: Suspect breaks into officer’s home, steals guns

    BRIGHTON, Colo. — Police want help finding a suspect accused of breaking into a police officer’s house and stealing weapons. Investigators said Friday they are looking for 30-year-old Gerald Duane Havens. “Havens is currently being sought by police for arrest on warrants stemming from the burglary of a police officer’s house in which firearms were taken,” a Brighton police news release said. Havens is described as a white male, 6-foot and weighing 175 pounds. He has brown eyes and has shaved […]