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  • Aurora police at Weatherstone Apartments

    Aurora police investigate death of 3-month-old boy

    AURORA, Colo. — Officials on Wednesday night were investigating the death of a 3-month-old boy, the Aurora Police Department said. Officers were called to the Weatherstone Apartments at 15500 East 12th Ave. at about 8:30 a.m. Wednesday. Aurora Fire Rescue officials said the boy was not breathing when they arrived. He was rushed to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. Police are investigating the death but have not released any other details.

  • High water in Arvada

    Cloudburst brings hail, heavy rain, street flooding to metro Denver

    DENVER — A powerful thunderstorm blasted across the metro Denver area on Tuesday night, bringing heavy rain, hail, strong wind and lightning. Streets flooded and tree branches fell as the storm blew through the area. The weather delayed the Rockies game at Coors Field by nearly three hours after the field was covered with hail. Thankfully for these folks @ArvadaFire to the rescue at 58th & Taft #cowx #arvada #jeffco #TurnAroundDontDrown — Jeffco Sheriff (@jeffcosheriffco) June 29, 2016 Giana Gargaro Benson […]

  • Three employees at Homewood Suites in Lakewood were overcome by cleaning product fumes. (Photo: West Metro Fire)

    3 hotel workers overcome by cleaning product fumes sent to hospital

    LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Three employees at the Homewood Suites Hotel in Lakewood went to the hospital Friday afternoon. West Metro Fire said all three were overcome by fumes from cleaning products at the hotel at 139 Union Blvd. The employees went to St. Anthony Hospital. Guests were evacuated during the incident. They were allowed to go back inside after the situation ended. The conditions of the employees were not released.

  • Fire in 9400 block of 75th Way in Arvada, Colo.

    Firefighters battle heat, flames, smoke in Arvada

    ARVADA, Colo. — Firefighters worked late Tuesday afternoon to put out a vegetation fire that damaged some buildings. Crews battled hot temperatures and lots of smoke in the 9400 block of 75th Way. Exterior vegetation fire that has caused damage to the exteriors of multiple homes. #75fire — Arvada Fire District (@ArvadaFire) June 21, 2016 #75fire — Arvada Fire District (@ArvadaFire) June 21, 2016 #75fire — Arvada Fire District (@ArvadaFire) June 21, 2016 There were no reports yet […]

  • Bank robbery suspect

    Police: Same suspect wanted for 3 Denver bank robberies

    DENVER — Police issued a crime alert after a bank robbery in Denver on Monday. They believe the same suspect might have committed two other bank robberies during the past four weeks. The suspect robbed the US Bank at 3400 W. 38th Ave. on Monday by use of a robbery/demand note according to investigators. He left the bank and was seen leaving the area eastbound on a bicycle. The suspect is described as a white man who is 40 to 50 years old. He is […]

  • Video of cutting food

    Video allegedly shows Pho 999 employees cutting food outside restaurant

    DENVER — It’s a disturbing sight that happened behind a restaurant, all captured on camera. A Montbello family recorded videos of employees at Pho 999 apparently chopping up meat outside its back door. The videos have since gone viral, being viewed and shared thousands of times on Facebook. “The first thing I thought of, ‘Is that man cutting up meat?’” Kagome Levy said. Levy noticed the incident after taking a shortcut behind a Peoria Street strip mall one afternoon. She told […]

  • Denver skyline June 10, 2016

    Ozone action alert issued for metro Denver, Front Range

    DENVER — An ozone action alert was issued for metro Denver and the Front Range region Wednesday afternoon. It lasts until 4 p.m. Thursday. Hot temperatures, clear skies and light wind might lead to increased ground-level ozone throughout the region. The problem Ground-level ozone pollution is created when emissions from everyday items including gas-powered vehicles and lawn equipment, household paints, stains and solvents combine with other pollutants in the atmosphere on hot, summer days. It can affect you At ground […]

  • (Photo: Denver Police Department)

    Suspect accused of shooting Denver police officer pleads guilty

    DENVER — The man accused of shooting and seriously wounding Denver Police Officer Tony Lopez Jr. last December pleaded guilty Friday. Jason Wood, 36, pleaded guilty to attempted first-degree murder, robbery and possession of contraband. The guilty pleas came for three separate crimes. On September 30, 2015, Wood and a co-defendant, Jennifer Lovato, 39, went into a home in the 3800 block of Perry Street, assaulted two people, and then stole tattoo equipment and a woman’s purse. On December 8, […]

  • Triple homicide investigation on Hudson St.

    Suspect in Denver triple homicide arrested in Oklahoma

    DENVER — A suspect was arrested Tuesday in connection with a triple homicide that happened Friday night in the 3600 block of Hudson Street, the Denver Police Department said. Investigators said this weekend they believe the shooting was the result of a “drug deal gone wrong.” A police spokesman said Chad Evans, 32, was taken into custody at a residence in Tulsa, Okla. “Tulsa PD played an integral role in the investigation and arrest, and the Denver Police Department is grateful […]

  • Police investigate shooting at 1575 Galena St. in Aurora, Colo.

    Aurora police arrest brother in death of 10-year-old who shot himself

    AURORA, Colo. — The brother of a 10-year-old boy who accidentally shot himself has been arrested in connection with the boy’s death. The shooting happened Friday night at 1575 Galena St. The 17-year-old was arrested for negligent child abuse resulting in death. He was in custody Tuesday night at the LINK Juvenile Assessment Center in Adams County. The Aurora Police Department said the case is still under investigation and did not release any additional information. Once it is complete, it will be […]

  • Flooding in Brighton Crossing subdivision.
Photo by: Favian Martinez

    Powerful, damaging storms fire up across metro Denver

    DENVER — Powerful thunderstorms fired up around metro Denver on Monday afternoon, bringing hail, strong winds, heavy rain and lightning. There were reports of golf ball-size hail in Highlands Ranch that caused damage, including broken windows on homes and windshields on vehicles. RELATED: Track the storms with interactive weather Heavy hail also hit other parts of Douglas County. The first place to report a big hailstorm Monday afternoon was Estes Park. After the hailstorms in southern metro Denver, temperatures dropped into the […]

  • Warren Foster

    Man gets nearly 100 years for cold case sexual assaults

    DENVER — A man who was convicted in two different cold case sexual was sentenced to nearly 100 years in prison Friday. Warren Foster, 47, sexually assaulted an 18-year-old in 1998. The young woman had just arrived in Denver and she was trying to find her friend’s home when Foster offered her a ride. The Denver District Attorney’s office also said he sexually assaulted a 27-year-old woman in 2000. Foster again committed the crime after offering her a ride. The […]