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  • Body found in Fremont County ID’d as murder victim from 2007

    FREMONT COUNTY, Colo. — A body found in Fremont County in September 2016 has been identified as a murder victim from a decade ago. The Fremont County Sheriff’s Office said a hiker discovered the body and DNA samples have identified it as Remzi Nesfield. Nesfield, who was 24 at the time of death, was last seen alive in March 2007. He lived in the Denver metro area and Phoenix area. Anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff’s office […]

  • Claire’s makeup kits recalled over asbestos concerns

    WASHINGTON — Claire’s, the accessories and makeup store, has recalled several products after a  mother sent her daughter’s kit to a lab for testing. The results came back positive for asbestos, a toxic substance that if inhaled, can cause mesothelioma, according to the National Cancer Institute. At the top of the Product and Safety page of Claires.com is a statement from the company that reads in part: “As a result of today’s inquiry from WJAR-TV, we have taken the precautionary measure […]

  • Bustang adds ticketing app

    Bustang riders now have another way to purchase tickets.  The new JustRide Bustang ticketing app allows riders to purchase single ride, 10-ride, 20-ride or 40-ride passes and view schedules and fares.  It is available for download from Google Play and Apple App stores. “The new JustRide Bustang app provides riders with a leading technology that’ll make their experience more convenient,” said the Colorado Department of Transportation’s Division of Transit & Rail Director Mark Imhoff. “We’re pleased we can implement a […]

  • Loveland man recovering after shooting

    LOVELAND, Colo. — A man is recovering after being shot Sunday night, the Loveland Police Department said. Police said officers responded to a man’s report that he had been shot about 7:40 p.m. Sunday. Police found the man in a vehicle in the 3700 block of Garfield Avenue. Officers performed first aid until an ambulance arrived and took him to a hospital. A crime scene was discovered about two miles from where the man was found, but police have not […]

  • Man sentenced to life in prison plus 32 years for Aurora shooting death

    DENVER — A man was sentenced to life in prison plus 32 years in a fatal shooting in Aurora two years ago, the 17th Judicial District Attorney’s Office said Thursday. Kenneth Ray Banks was sentenced for the shooting at the Montview Bar and Grill on Nov. 20, 2015, that killed Fallon Dewitt, 34, and injured Michael Green, 34. The two were leaving the bar when Banks approached them, asked for a cigarette and shot them, prosecutors said. Banks was 20 […]

  • Man charged with first-degree murder in Denver shooting

    DENVER — The Denver District Attorney’s office has charged a man with murder. Prosecutors said Corey Davis shot 42-year-old Christoper Moody in the chest when Moody was in his car on North Olive Street on Nov. 6. Moody drove off, but crashed into an unoccupied parked vehicle about a block away, prosecutors said. Firefighters responded to the report of a car accident and found Moody with a gunshot wound. Moody died later at a hospital. Prosecutors said the shooting is […]

  • Pueblo police look for 15-year-old homicide suspect

    A 22-year-old man is dead, and the suspect is a 15-year-old. The Pueblo Police Department says the 22-year-old was found shot and killed inside a home in the 1400 block of East 6th Street. Police say the suspect is15-year-old Johnny Dennel Jr. Johnny is Hispanic, approximately 5’5, 148 lbs, with black hair and brown eyes. If you have any information about the shooting, or the whereabouts of Johnny, contact the Pueblo Police immediately. To remain anonymous contact Pueblo Crime Stoppers @ […]

  • Xcel Energy wants to raise the price of natural gas; public hearings announced

    DENVER — The Colorado Public Utilities Commission will take public comment in Denver, Pueblo and Grand Junction over the next several weeks on a proposal by Xcel Energy that would raise natural gas rates by $139 million over the next three years to pay for improvements to its natural gas distribution system. Public comment hearings will be Oct. 17 at the PUC (1560 Broadway, Suite 250, in Denver); Oct. 23 at the Pueblo West Public Library (298 S. Joe Martinez […]

  • Arrest made in deadly hit-and-run in Fountain

    FOUNTAIN, Colo. — A 41-year-old man has been arrested for leaving the scene of a deadly accident, the Fountain Police Department said Tuesday. Richard Bitters, 41, is being held in the El Paso County Jail on $10,000 bond. On Saturday, Mario Michael Wells was struck by a vehicle near South Highway 85 and Fontaine Boulevard. Wells died at a hospital on Sunday morning, police said. Bitters was arrested after a citizen tip helped investigators identify him as a suspect. Anyone […]

  • 3 Colorado cities listed as best large places to live in U.S.

    DENVER — Personal-finance website WalletHub released its report on the best large cities to live in the U.S. Denver took the No. 9 spot, while Colorado Springs ranked No. 5. Aurora also made the list, checking in at No. 17. WalletHub’s analysts evaluated the 62 largest U.S. cities in terms of 50 key metrics. The data set ranges from quality of public school system to job opportunities to median annual property taxes. The livability was ranked from 1 for best to […]

  • Partially decomposed body found near Eagle

    EAGLE COUNTY, Colo. — A partially decomposed body was discovered in a ravine near Eagle, the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office said. The body was discovered Sunday night near the Burger King off the Interstate 70 interchange, the sheriff’s office said. Investigators are working to identify the person and determine a cause of death. Foul play has not been ruled out. Anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff’s office at 970-328-8500 or Eagle County Crime Stoppers at 970-328-7007.

  • Toll rate adjustments proposed for U.S. 36, I-25

    DENVER — The operator of the U.S. 36 and Interstate 25 Express Toll lanes has proposed raising rates by an average of 15 to 35 cents. At the same time, tolls in some locations could drop from 10 to 60 cents. The maximum price for a morning trip from Boulder to Denver would go down 40 cents. The maximum price for an afternoon trip from Denver to Boulder would go up 75 cents. Action will be taken on the proposed […]