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Will Holden is an award-winning web editor for KDVR and KWGN. He comes to the sister stations after stops in newspapers, multimedia and network TV

He was an executive producer and columnist at the MountainWest Sports Network, covered college football and anchored an AP award-winning high school football webcast at the Riverside Press-Enterprise and covered Montana State athletics at the Bozeman Daily Chronicle. He also spent time at the Seattle Times, Tacoma News Tribune and Kitsap Sun in the Pacific Northwest.

Holden has been awarded for his feature, news and column writing by the Associated Press and Society of Professional Journalists. He was also named Sportswriter of the Year by the Montana Newspapers Association in 2009 and 2010.

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    Man found dead after police enter home in Larimer County

    LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. — A 58-year-old man was found dead inside his home in the early hours of the morning after a prolonged police operation Sunday. The Larimer County Sheriff’s Office said that deputies were called to a home near the intersection of Larimer County Road 54E and Filter Plant Road in the unincorporated area of Bellvue just before 2 a.m. Deputies were informed that neighbors heard two gunshots from inside the home, where the 58-year-old man lived alone. Several different […]

  • Accident

    Woman critically hurt in suspected DUI crash on Colfax Sun.

    AURORA, Colo. — Police arrested a man suspected of drunk driving after a two-car, “potentially fatal” wreck on East Colfax in Aurora Sunday. Aurora Police said the two-car wreck occurred at the intersection of Colfax and Macon St. shortly after midnight on Sunday. The driver who caused the accident was driving eastbound on Colfax in a blue Dodge on the wrong side of the road when he collided with a woman’s vehicle which was headed the right direction. “The first driver saw […]

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    Suspect arrested after fatal Colorado Springs stabbing

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — After a day of searching, Colorado Springs Police located a suspect in the fatal stabbing of a man on Sunday morning. A Colorado Springs Police spokesperson confirmed that Michael Jonathan Ray, a 32-year-old from Georgia, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder, accused of stabbing Patrick Hampton, a 31-year-old man from Tennessee, to death on Sunday. Hampton’s official cause of death will not be released until the El Paso County Coroner complete’s his autopsy on Monday. Police […]

  • Several severe thunderstorms came through the oceanfront city of Dubrovnik, Croatia, in June. Boris Basic, who snapped this photo, said the storms also brought hail and flash flooding. "It was intense experience," he said. (Credit: CNN)

    SLIDESHOW: Electrifying photos of lightning

    DENVER — Colorado is no stranger to marvelous shows of thunder and lightning. Our state is also familiar with how dangerous they can be. But when a photographer is at the right place at the right time, a lightning show can be absolutely magical. And above are 15 amazing shots of such shows in other states. In particular, Seattle photographer Tim Durkan remembers the time he stood in a rainstorm for 90 minutes waiting for the perfect lightning shot. His […]

  • Quake

    Dozens injured, 6 critically, after strong earthquake in California

    NAPA, Calif. — A 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck Northern California early Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. In Napa, at least 120 people were injured and treated in the emergency room of Queen of the Valley Hospital, said Hospital president Walt Mickens. Six patients sustained critical injures, including a young child, Mickens said. The child was hurt when a fireplace collapsed and has been airlifted to UC Davis Medical Center, hospital spokewoman Vanessa deGier told CNN. “The majority of injuries that […]

  • Matt Prater is embraced by his teammates after a game-winning kick that lifted the Denver Broncos to a 16-13 win over the Arizona Cardinals on Aug. 30, 2012.

    Broncos’ Matt Prater gets 4-game suspension for drinking ‘a couple beers’

    DENVER -- The Denver Broncos' record-setting kicker Matt Prater is expected to be issued a four-game suspension for violated the NFL's substance abuse policy on Monday, according to a report.

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    Denver DA won’t pursue charges against deputy who struck inmate

    DENVER — One of two veterans of the Denver County Sheriff’s Department who was placed on leave after an incident with a detainee will not face criminal charges, according to the Denver District Attorney Office, whose investigation into the incident concluded Friday. Deputy Sheriff Thomas Ford, who has been with the department six and a half years, was placed on investigative leave with pay for “inappropriate use of force” on July 16. The incident, which was caught on camera on July […]

  • SJS

    Rare disease could come right from your medicine cabinet

    KALAMAZOO, Mich. — A West Michigan family is sharing their story to raise awareness about a rare syndrome many don’t know too much about. They didn’t either when it blindsided their family. They shared that story with FOX31 Denver sister station WXMI. A loved one was suffering from what they thought was flu-like symptoms from a bug bite, but it sadly turned out to be much worse. The disease is called “Stevens Johnson Syndrome” or SJS. It’s an extremely rare disease that […]

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    Officer accused of sexually assaulting women during traffic stops

    OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — An Oklahoma City police officer is accused of sexually assaulting several women while on the job, his department said. The case started after one woman came forward and accused Officer Daniel Holtzclaw of “sexual impropriety” during a traffic stop, Oklahoma City police Capt. Dexter Nelson told CNN. Holtzclaw, 27, was arrested Thursday and faces nine charges, including three counts of forcible oral sodomy, two counts of indecent exposure, two counts of rape and two counts of […]

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  • Jordan Norwood hauls in a catch against the Seattle Seahawks in a preseason game on Aug. 7, 2014. (Credit: Twitter / Rawlings Sports)

    Broncos WR Jordan Norwood tears ACL, out for season

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Denver Broncos wide receiver Jordan Norwood, who was signed in the offseason and having a promising preseason, tore his ACL in a joint practice with the Houston Texans Wednesday, and will miss the entire 2014 season, the team confirmed. Norwood caught 36 passes for 405 yards and a touchdown during three seasons with the Browns before spending the 2013 season out of football. Despite being tasked with the tough job of catching on as a wide receiver with the Broncos, who […]

  • Brennan Ching, left, poses for a photo with his sister. (Credit: Facebook / Brennan Ching)

    Fort Collins Marine killed in crash was in transit to surprise brother

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. — Videos of soldiers coming home to surprise loved ones tend to be among the most beloved of online viral videos these days. But for one Fort Collins family set to stage yet another one of those heartening clips, the planned event turned into the sort of gut-wrenching surprise no family ever wants to experience. We learned that Lance Corporal Brennan Ching was killed in a Utah car crash last Friday. According to a report in the Coloradoan […]