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  • Bizarre hitchhiker catches ride on Colorado Springs Police cruiser

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – An officer responding to a serious accident got quite a surprise on his way to the scene. A raccoon jumped on the hood of the officer’s car and went for an impromptu ride along. The officer was able to pull over and take a few pictures of his unexpected guest, the Colorado Springs Police Department said in a post on facebook.  

  • Winning $133M Powerball ticket sold in Grand Junction

    DENVER – One very lucky person in Colorado is $133 million richer or $84,607,397 richer, if they take the cash payout. The winning Powerball ticket was sold at the Lucky Me store on Patterson Road in Grand Junction, according to the Colorado Lottery. Lucky Me indeed. Grand Junction seems to be a lucky spot this weekend. The Colorado Lottery tweeted that two other people in Grand Junction won smaller jackpots on Saturday night. A $100K winning ticket sold @ Walmart […]

  • RECALL: Target issues recall for dressers due to entrapment hazard

    MINNEAPOLIS – Target has recalled hundreds of thousands of Room Essentials 4-drawer dressers because the unit can tip-over if not anchored properly. “The firm has received 12 reports of dressers tipping or collapsing, including tipping over on two three-year-old children,” according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. The recalled dressers were sold in three colors between January 2013 and April 2016. The units have the following specifications: 41 7/8 inches tall by 31 ½ inches wide by 15 11/16 inches deep […]

  • Hundreds of drivers cited during Labor Day DUI enforcement

    DENVER — The statewide Labor Day DUI enforcement period ended with more drivers cited than in 2016. Law enforcement agencies across the state cited 1,184 impaired drivers between Aug. 18 and Sept. 5, the Colorado Department of Transportation said Wednesday. There were 964 DUI arrests during the same enforcement period last year. “While summer is coming to an end, the emphasis on preventing impaired driving is still a top priority across the state as fall approaches,” said Darrell Lingk, the […]

  • Suspects wanted for using stolen Home Depot credit card

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help to identify a man and a woman suspected of using a stolen Home Depot credit card. Investigators say the suspects charged nearly $1,000 on the stolen card. The purchases were made at the Home Depot at 5125 Wadsworth Blvd. in Arvada and the Home Depot at 7125 W. 88th Ave. in Westminster, the sheriff’s office said. Investigators released surveillance pictures of the suspects. Anyone with […]

  • FBI joins investigation for endangered senior citizen possibly abducted by ex-boyfriend in Lafayette

    LAFAYETTE, Colo. — An endangered 67-year-old woman has been reported missing and she might have been abducted by her ex-boyfriend, the Lafayette Police Department said. Police believe Alexis Carol was kidnapped from the Peaks Senior Assisted Living Center at 660 Old Laramie Trail by 75-year-old John Baerthlein around 1 p.m. Wednesday. On Thursday, the FBI joined the investigation, police said. Baerthlein is known to carry firearms and has residences in several states, though police did not identify which ones. An arrest warrant […]

  • Wildlife rehabilitation center dealing with lots of baby squirrels

    GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. — It’s a fact that baby squirrels are adorable. But trying to help a squirrel that has fallen out of a nest could do more harm than good. “Our nursery is filling up quickly with these sweet faces,” the Greenwood Wildlife Rehabilitation Center said. “Just a reminder, it is very dangerous for baby squirrels to be fed anything by an untrained hand.” The Greenwood Wildlife Rehabilitation Center said baby squirrels should be given the chance to reunite with […]

  • Baby bottle dish soap recalled because it could be contaminated with bacteria

    WASHINGTON — A product meant to clean bacteria is being recalled because it might contain bacteria. A recall has been issued for Dr. Brown’s Natural Bottle and Dish Soap and Dr. Brown’s bottle brush cleaning kit. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the bottle and dish soap might contain harmful bacteria that could pose a hazard to people with impaired immune systems. The recalled products were sold between September 2016 and June at stores nationwide. Around 23,000 bottles are included […]

  • More than 7,000 plants discovered in illegal grow fields

    PUEBLO COUNTY, Colo. — A multiagency operation led to the discovery of 7,438 marijuana plants on two illegal grow fields, the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office said. The illegal grows were found northwest of Rye, according to the sheriff’s office. In addition to the plants, teams found grow equipment and makeshift shelters. “This type of activity is not only illegal, but it is detrimental to our mountain environment,” Sheriff Kirk Taylor said in a news release. The illegal grows were found […]

  • Denver police seek man wanted for liquor store robbery

    DENVER — Police are trying to identify a man who they believe robbed a liquor store on Aug. 22. Investigators say the suspect robbed the store in the 2100 block of South Colorado Boulevard about 8 p.m. Surveillance images show the suspect wearing a shirt with the word “Venice” on the front. They believe he drove off in a 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe. Anyone who recognizes the man or has information is asked to call Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at […]

  • Vegan boots recalled over chemical exposure risk

    WASHINGTON — Thousands of unisex, vegan Dr. Martens boots are being recalled because of a chemical exposure hazard. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, prolonged and direct contact to the lining of the boot’s tongue could expose people to benzidine. The Dr. Martens unisex 1460 Vegan 8-eye boots were sold in Cherry Red and “AirWair” has been printed on the heel loop. The product code 14585 is printed on the label of the tongue. GVQ, GVR and GVS batches are […]

  • Man convicted of sex assault on a child vanishes before jury returns guilty verdicts

    ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. — A man found guilty of sexual assault on a child was on the run on Saturday night, the Adams County District Attorney’s Office said. A jury found 43-year-old Sergio Hernandez guilty of sexual assault on a child, sexual assault on c Child by one in a position of trust and aggravated incest. But Hernandez left the courthouse before jurors returned the guilty verdicts on Thursday and has not been seen since. The district attorney’s office said […]