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    Rockies rookie Trevor Story to have surgery, expected to be out for season

    DENVER — Rockies shortstop Trevor Story said Tuesday he expects to be out the rest of the season because of a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his left thumb that will require surgery this week. The Rockies put the rookie on the 15-day disabled list. Infielder Rafael Ynoa from Triple-A Albuquerque. The timing is terrible. The Rockies are in a push to try to make the playoffs as a wild card team and Story is an integral part of their […]

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    Lightning-sparked fire on South Table Mountain burns 29 acres, at 80 percent containment

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — Lightning sparked a brush fire on South Table Mountain in Jefferson County on Tuesday night, West Metro Fire Rescue. Crews worked quickly to try to keep the flames from causing any damage. When the fire first started, the sheriff’s office warned residents who live nearby to be ready to go, just in case, but those have since been lifted. There were reports of people evacuating a building at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory during the fire. Smoke was […]

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    ‘We have to win this state,’ Trump tells thousands at Denver rally

    DENVER — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump spent Friday campaigning in Colorado. He wrapped up a speech at a rally in Denver late Friday night. He went on the attack against Hillary Clinton and her messages from the Democratic National Convention. He held a town hall meeting and fundraiser in Colorado Springs earlier in the day. This was Trump’s second visit to Denver this month July. Friday night it was in front of an estimated 6,000 people at the Wings Over […]

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    Mudslides block traffic on Highway 145 west of Telluride

    SAWPIT, Colo. — Sheriff’s deputies evacuated people out of dozens of vehicles on Highway 145 in southwest Colorado on Wednesday, the San Miguel Sheriff’s Office said. 10-12 mudslides up to 5ft deep Hwy 145 mm76-84 Sawpit to Placerville. Deputies evacuating area. More potential rain in next hr. #mudslide — San Miguel Sheriff (@SheriffAlert) July 20, 2016 The eight-mile stretch of road where several mudslides happened was between Sawpit and Placerville, west of Telluride. The highway reopened Wednesday night but the […]

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    3 people hospitalized after being struck by lightning in state

    ARVADA, Colo. — Three people were injured by lightning strikes during severe thunderstorms in the state on Tuesday night. One person was hospitalized after lightning hit a group of golfers at Indian Tree Golf Club in Arvada about 6 p.m., Aurora Fire said. The person’s name, age, gender and condition were not released. Two people were also hospitalized after lightning struck near the El Paso County Fairgrounds in Calhan about 6 p.m., KRDO reported. A man and a woman leaving a […]

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    Motorcycle rider killed in crash near I-70 and I-270

    DENVER — A motorcycle rider was killed in a crash near Interstate 70 and Interstate 270 on Monday night, the Denver Police Department said. Police said there were no other vehicles or victims involved in the crash. #TRAFFIC: #DPD investigating fatal motorcycle crash at WB I-270 & Northfield/Quebec. 2 lanes of I-70 to I- 270 closed. #Denver — Denver Police Dept. (@DenverPolice) July 19, 2016 The ramp to westbound I-70 to I-270 was closed during the investigation. The name, age and gender of […]

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    Concrete truck hits, injures construction worker in Denver

    DENVER — A concrete truck hit a construction worker near downtown Denver on Friday afternoon. According to OSHA investigators, a cement truck ran over a flagger just outside the work zone at East 16th Avenue and Pennsylvania Street. The worker was rushed to the hospital but there was no update on his condition. Police and OSHA are investigating the circumstances. There were no previous safety concerns reported about this work area one before the accident. Investigators with #OSHA just showed […]

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    Rollover crash slows traffic on westbound C-470 just west of I-25

    LONE TREE, Colo. — A four-car collision on westbound C-470 near Yosemite Street slowed traffic in a busy area during the Wednesday evening commute. The road was reduced to one lane during the investigation. One of the vehicles rolled over and onto its side. One person was extricated and taken to a hospital. The person’s condition and the extent of the injuries are not known.

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    Community invited to gather, mourn, find solutions this weekend

    DENVER — Mayor Michael Hancock said several community organizations and churches agreed to open their doors this weekend. People can come together and “mourn, voice concerns and find solutions” in the wake of the Dallas shootings and the lives lost in Falcon Heights, Minn., Baton Rouge, La., and elsewhere around the United States. Join us this weekend as we gather together to mourn, voice concerns & find solutions. — Michael B. Hancock (@MayorHancock) July 8, 2016 Here are […]

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    Multivehicle crash shuts down northbound Quebec at I-70

    DENVER — An eight-vehicle crash closed shut down northbound Quebec Street underneath Interstate 70 during the evening commute Tuesday, the Denver Police Department said. The eastbound I-70 off-ramp was also closed. Police said at least three people suffered minor injuries. The crash happened before 5:30 p.m.    

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    Fireworks spark numerous grass fires in metro Denver

    DENVER — Numerous grass or vegetation fires were reported in the metro Denver area and along the Front Range on Monday night. Fire crews communicating on their radios indicated many of them were related to fireworks. One of the fires broke out near southbound Interstate 25 and 26th Avenue, near Sports Authority Field at Mile High. The Denver Fire Department said it received reports that the fire started because of fireworks. One of the bigger ones that required a significant […]

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    Fourth of July fireworks: List of displays and celebrations

    DENVER — Check out the list for public fireworks displays along the Front Range during the Fourth of July holiday. Click on the cities to see details about their celebrations. Monday, July 4 Arvada — Lutz/Stenger Sports Complex Aurora — Municipal Center Boulder — Folsom Field Brighton — Carmichael Park Broomfield — Broomfield County Commons Park Castle Rock  — South of the meadows at Castle Rock Commerce City  — Colorado Rapids/Dick’s Sporting Goods Park Denver — Denver Outlaws/Mile High Stadium Denver […]