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  • New traffic signals going in at 3 Denver metro intersections

    DENVER — The Colorado Department of Transportation is resuming a project to replace traffic signals at three intersections in the metro area. The project resumes Tuesday after being temporarily shut down. Crews will work at the intersections of Interstate 70 and Chambers Road, Interstate 25 and County Line Road, and Highway 75 and Coal Mine Avenue. Drivers should expect right-lane closures and lane shifts during the project. There will be some work done in the nighttime hours, and temporary traffic […]

  • Former Jefferson County caseworker pleads guilty to falsifying reports

    GOLDEN, Colo. — A former caseworker with Jefferson County Human Services pleaded guilty to two felony counts of falsifying information in child abuse and neglect complaints, the First Judicial District Attorney’s Office said. Richelle Schultz, 53, pleaded guilty to attempt to influence a public servant and forgery. Schultz worked for the Jefferson County Department of Human Services from Dec. 1, 2015, to July 31, 2016, and was trained to investigate complains of child abuse and neglect. After Schultz left the […]

  • Law enforcement make 366 arrests during increased New Year’s DUI patrols

    DENVER — The Colorado Department of Transportation, along with Colorado State Patrol and statewide law enforcement agencies said 366 drivers were arrested for DUI during the New Year’s enforcement period. The arrests are an increase from the 279 made during the same time period last year. The New Year’s Eve enforcement ends the 2017 “The Heat Is On” enforcement periods. There were 14 enforcement stretches throughout the year, resulting in 10,359 arrests for DUI, according to preliminary results. By comparison, […]

  • Boulder police search for suspect in Residence Inn robbery

    BOULDER, Colo. — Police are offering a reward for help finding a man who took money from a Residence Inn in Boulder. On Tuesday, police responded to the Residence Inn at 3030 Center Green Drive after a clerk called about a robbery. She told them a man came to the lobby front desk and demanded she give him all the money. He pulled out a bag and she gave him an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect is described as […]

  • Record year-end travel expected in Colorado this season

    DENVER — AAA is predicting more than 1.8 million Coloradans will celebrate the holidays away from home this year. That’s the highest year-end travel volume on record. The year-end travel period is between Saturday, Dec. 23 and Monday, Jan. 1. RELATED:┬áMillions expected to travel through DIA as cold blast hits Denver This marks the ninth consecutive year of rising year-end holiday travel. Since 2005, the number has grown by 21.6 million travelers nationwide, an increase of 25 percent. AAA is […]

  • Cases of hepatitis C spike among young metro-area residents

    DENVER– Cases of hepatitis C have tripled over the past four years among 21- to 30-year-olds in Adams, Arapahoe, Denver and Douglas counties, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. In 2012, there were just 91 cases and last year, there were 255 cases. Between 2015 and 2016, cases rose by 65 percent, from 151 to 255. Denver Public Health said the increase in hepatitis cases is linked to the increase in injection drug use. It reminds […]

  • Denver ranks as 16th most expensive rental market in Zumper report

    DENVER — Get ready to pay up to rent a one-bedroom unit in Denver — the price has gone up again. But there is good news: The price for two-bedrooms units has dropped. Denver jumped four spots on the Zumper November national rent report to become the 16th most expensive city to rent. One-bedroom median rent prices grew 3.7 percent from the previous month’s report to $1,390, while two bedrooms fell 2.8 percent to $1,750. On a year-over-year basis, one-bedroom […]

  • Deadly accident involved Colorado Springs police officer, bicyclist

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — An investigation is underway after a 31-year veteran of the Colorado Springs Police Department struck a bicyclist while driving an unmarked police cruiser. The accident happened Sept. 24, and the bicyclist died of his injuries on Sept. 29. According to a witness, the bicyclist, 30-year-old Nicholas Watson of Colorado Springs, entered the intersection at Academy Boulevard and Dublin Boulevard while the southbound Academy Boulevard traffic light was red and the northbound light was green. Watson was […]

  • Airbnb can help you make a dinner reservation in Denver

    DENVER — Airbnb is teaming up with Resy, to help you find a restaurant for dinner reservations. When you’re out of town and looking for somewhere to eat, the app and website, powered by Resy, will now give you the option to discover and book top restaurants directly through them. The service is available in cities across America including Denver, Washington, D.C., New York and Los Angeles. An Airbnb report found that over the last year, Airbnb guests spent $67 […]

  • Lone Tree named one of the best places to live in America

    NEW YORK — Lone Tree made Money Magazine’s 2017 list of the places places to live in America. Lone Tree was given the number 7 spot this year. The list was launched in 1987, and is based on factors such as: cost of living (things like local taxes), the economy (the number of jobs created), education (graduation rates), housing (how affordable homes are), crime, convenience (the ability to commute), culture and recreational amenities (access to libraries, museum, entertainment), and an […]

  • Colorado School of Mines plans to launch space mining graduate program

    GOLDEN, Colo. — The Colorado School of Mines plans to launch a new graduate program that could help people inhabit other planets some day. The school is working to launch the space resources graduate program that will teach students how to explore, extract and use resources not only on Earth but also on the moon, Mars, asteroids and more. The school said the classes will focus on scientific, technical, economic, policy and legal aspects of the field. “In recent years […]

  • Catch a grand view of Pikes Peak from Garden of the Gods, some 1,300 acres of cliffs and boulders owned by the city of Colorado Springs, Colorado.

    4 Colorado spots named in list of trendiest U.S. summer attractions

    DENVER — Travel site┬áTripAdvisor has released a list of the top 25 trendiest summer attractions in the nation, and three of them are in Colorado. The list is based on great increase in traveler interest year-over-year. Seven Falls in Colorado Springs was listed as the No. 2 attraction. Pikes Peak and Garden of the Gods also made the top 10. Denver’s Botanic Gardens cracked the top 25, with a ranking of No. 24. Overall, western U.S. Parks and sites were […]