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  • Thousands of hurricane cars expected to flood used car market

    DENVER– AAA has a warning for future car buyers:  Beware of flooded cars from hurricane zones. According to AAA, up to one million vehicles were submerged, soiled and spoiled by Hurricane Harvey.  That’s twice the number of vehicles destroyed by Hurricane Katrina and Super Storm Sandy combined. The figure doesn’t even include vehicles from Hurricane Irma in Florida.  When hurricanes trigger major flooding, thousands of vehicles get classified as ‘totaled’ by insurance companies.  Then salvage lots buy them, try to […]

  • Dead Sea Scrolls are coming to Denver

    DENVER– The Dead Sea Scrolls are making a stop in Denver beginning in 2018. The ancient manuscripts include the oldest known Biblical documents dating back more than 2,000 years. The exhibit begins on March 16, 2018 at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. In addition, the largest collection of artifacts from the Holy Land ever assembled for display will allow guests to explore the traditions, beliefs and iconic objects of ancient Israel that continue to impact world cultures today. […]

  • CSU officer seriously injured while being dragged by vehicle after traffic stop

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. — A Colorado State University police officer was seriously injured after being dragged by a vehicle after a traffic stop on Thursday morning. Officers stopped a vehicle that was later determined to be stolen about 1:45 a.m. at Prospect Road and Whitcomb Street, the Colorado State University Police Department said. The driver, 21-year-old Dominic Charles Jackson of Fort Collins, was the only person in the vehicle. He produced a gun and tried to leave in the vehicle, […]

  • Police looking for murder suspect after stabbing in Denver

    DENVER– A 57-year-old man was killed outside his Denver home and police need help finding the man suspected of killing him. Georgios Gatsiopoulos was killed at 44 S. Pennsylvania St. on Aug. 21, the Denver Police Department stated. The cause of death was a sharp force injury, police said. The suspect has been identified as 41-year-old Donald Montoya. Montoya is wanted for first-degree murder, police said on Facebook. Anyone who sees Montoya or has information is asked to call police at […]

  • 3-D facial images from remains found in Summit County released

    SUMMIT COUNTY, Colo.– The Summit County Coroner’s Office released a three-dimensional reconstruction of man whose remains were found in the White River National Forest last year. The remains of the man were discovered by hikers in July 2016 in an area between Copper Mountain Resort and Breckenridge known as the Sky Chutes, the coroner’s office said. The reconstruction shows what the man might have looked like at the time of death. “We’ve been working on this investigation for just over […]

  • 2 Loveland jewelry stores hit in smash-and-grabs

    LOVELAND, Colo. — Two jewelry stores were hit in smash-and-grab burglaries early Thursday morning, the Loveland Police Department said. Officers responded to an alarm at Helzberg Diamonds in the Promenade Shops at Centarra about 3:40 a.m. When officers arrived, they found a vehicle smashed into the front doors of the store. They also noticed that Zales store in the same shopping center was broken into in the same manner. Officers brought in K-9s to help search for any suspects, but […]

  • 2 deaths reported in 2 days at Rocky Mountain National Park

    ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. — Two deaths were reported in two days at Rocky Mountain National Park, officials said. On Tuesday, the body of a 59-year-old Englewood woman was found in the the park. Rangers located a vehicle at the North Trailhead parking area that was described in an advisory about a welfare check, officials said. The body of Teresa Sajsa was then discovered near Tonahutu Creek near the trailhead. The cause and manner of death will be determined […]

  • CDOT warns of traffic nightmares for rare total solar eclipse

    DENVER — A rare total solar eclipse will cross the U.S. on Aug. 21. It will be the first such solar eclipse to cross the U.S. from coast to coast in 99 years. The path of totality, a 70-mile wide swath where the moon will completely block out the sun, will go through Wyoming and Nebraska, considered two of the better places to catch the event. The Colorado Department of Transportation is encouraging drivers headed to the states to be […]

  • Colorado Springs woman gets 20 years in prison for producing child pornography

    DENVER — A Colorado Springs woman has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for production of child pornography. Brandi Leonard, 20, will also have to spend 10 years on supervised release after she is released. Leonard was first charged in March 2016. She and co-defendant Richard Hennis, 41, also from Colorado Springs, got involved in online chats, according to Leonard’s plea agreement. Leonard told Hennis that she had sexually abused an infant. Hennis encouraged Leonard to do it again, […]

  • DIA plans to add 26 gates across all 3 concourses by 2020

    DENVER — Denver International Airport plans to add more than two dozen new gates to all three concourses. A city council committee voted to move ahead with the $45 million contract.  Next up will be hiring a contractor to build the gates. In all, 26 gates will be added to the ends of Concourses A, B and C. Many of the gates will be used by new international carriers coming to DIA, while some of the others will be used […]

  • 2 women sentenced to probation for assaulting RTD bus driver

    DENVER– Two women were sentenced to probation and public service for assaulting an RTD bus driver, the Denver District Attorney’s Office said Monday. Both women pleaded guilty to three charges: Third-degree assault, hindering public transportation and harassment. The original five counts in February were dismissed: Three counts of endangering public transportation, one count of a bias motivated crime and one count of second-degree assault. Deanne Sandoval, 46, and her daughter Destiny Sandoval, 25, will spend at least the next two […]

  • Active-duty military and veterans get free admission to Colorado state parks in August

    DENVER — Colorado Parks and Wildlife is offering free park entrance to active-duty military personnel and veterans in August. “We are very appreciative of Colorado’s military community and encourage them to take advantage of this offer to get out and enjoy the recreational opportunities within state parks,” CPW director Bob Broscheid said. Eligible individuals, including reserve and National Guard members, can obtain a military hang tag pass from any CPW office or state park by showing active or retired military […]