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  • Mice, animal feces found at Denny’s restaurant in Denver

    DENVER — A Denver restaurant is closed Monday after inspectors found evidence of mice and a customer saw the mice and recorded video of them. The video was taken earlier this month at the Denny’s near 17th Avenue and Federal Boulevard. An inspector checked out the place after a customer complaint last week. The report shows the inspection found rodent droppings under various booths. The inspector recommended the restaurant perform a deep cleaning and sanitizing. Someone who opened the door […]

  • Spontaneously combusting tortilla chips blamed for two fires

    Normally, tortilla chips need a healthy topping of spicy salsa to be described as fiery. Not, as it turns out, in Austin, Texas. In a Wednesday Facebook post, fire officials described arriving at July 12 factory fire caused by the “spontaneous combustion of tortilla chips. Yes, you read that right.” The factory had apparently been testing a new way to handle food waste from the making of the chips that “didn’t work out so well.” According to officials, boxes of the food […]

  • Family of girl killed when car plowed through store asks for ’28 days of kindness’

    PARKER, Colo. — The family of Rylie Gutensberger, the 12-year-old girl killed when a car smashed through a store in Parker one year ago, is asking for 28 days of kindness on the anniversary of her death. “In honor of Rylie’s memory, we are embarking on a 28 day journey of kindness,” the family said in a statement. “Each day, for 28 days, we will find a way to spread an act of kindness no matter how big or small. “We […]

  • Colorado nurse sentenced to prison for sexual assaults in Nebraska

    GERING, Neb. — A nurse convicted in Colorado and Nebraska for groping patients has been sentenced to three years in prison. That comes in addition to a sentence handed down in Colorado. The former University of Colorado Health nurse, 45-year-old Thomas Moore, was accused of sexually assaulting at least 10 patients across Colorado and Nebraska and pleaded guilty in Weld County last year. According to a police affidavit, Moore fondled five female patients at a UCH emergency room in west Greeley from March […]

  • Speeding semitruck causes 9-vehicle pileup in Greeley

    GREELEY, Colo. — Nine vehicle were damaged in a pileup  caused by a speeding semitruck on Tuesday, the Greeley Police Department said. Police said a J.R. semitrailer was hauling frack water while going eastbound on the Highway 34 bypass when the driver attempted to make a right-hand turn to go south. The driver was allegedly going too fast and the truck slid onto its side. Drivers heading north began to crash, resulting in a nine-vehicle pileup. Some people involved in […]

  • FBI: Suspect robs bank in Northglenn after 19 burglaries in San Diego

    BOULDER, Colo. — A suspect in 19 bank robberies in San Diego was reportedly hiding in Boulder before hitting a Bank of the West branch in Northglenn on Friday, the FBI said Monday. Daniel David Courson, 45, approached a teller at the bank at 10393 Huron St. about 9:45 a.m., demanded money, fled on a bicycle and then in a vehicle with Utah license plates. Courson is described as a white male, 6-foot-1 and 185 pounds, with graying brown hair and blue […]

  • Pagosa Springs ski shop owner killed after interrupting burglary

    PAGOSA SPRINGS, Colo. — The owner of a ski shop was shot and later died while interrupting a burglary in progress on Sunday night, the Pagosa Springs Police Department said. Larry Fisher, 71, who owned the Ski and Bow Rack, was shot in the chest during the burglary. He was airlifted to a trauma center in Lakewood, but died early Monday morning. Police said they are working with the Colorado Bureau of Investigation, the Archuleta County Sheriff’s Office and the […]

  • CU Colorado Springs accidentally sends acceptance emails to 11,000 parents

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Thousands of students possibly had their hope raised high only to have them dashed 15 minutes later. According to the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, an email reading “Welcome to the Mountain Lion Family” was sent to 11,000 parents last week. In the email embracing new families of the UCCS community, the “next steps” for accepted students are outlined and include “register for orientation,” “apply for financial aid” and “apply for housing.” Other parts of the […]

  • Live bald eagle cam: strong winds rock nest high above Washington D.C.

    WASHINGTON — Liberty and Justice are weathering the storm in Washington D.C. as unrest continues to rock the city. In this case, Liberty and Justice are a pair of bald eagles who live in a nest high above the city and their home is sustaining strong winds between 55 to 70 miles per hour. A High Wind Warning has been issued for the city and a live camera trained on the eagles shows how gusty it is in Liberty and […]

  • Telluride Olympian gets furry welcome after helping rescue 90 animals from dog meat farm

    DENVER — Celebrated Telluride Olympian Gus Kenworthy was given a gold medal welcome at Denver International Airport after a flight home from the Olympics in South Korea. .@guskenworthy is welcomed home by Violet of the DEN CATS team! USA, USA!! — Denver Int'l Airport (@DENAirport) February 27, 2018 Kenworthy has gained attention for rescuing dogs during his stints at the Olympics, picking up five dogs in Sochi, Russia, four years ago. Two of the malnourished rescued puppies died, but […]

  • Skier dies after colliding with tree at Keystone Resort; snowboarder dies in Telluride backcountry

    SUMMIT COUNTY, Colo. — It was a deadly weekend at Colorado ski resorts as a snowboarder and skier died from injuries suffered while on the slopes. One fatality took place at Keystone Resort when a skier collided with a tree, the Summit County Sheriff’s Office said. The accident happened about 12:50 p.m. Sunday. CPR was being performed on the skier when dispatch was notified. The skier was taken by Keystone Ski Patrol to the Saint Anthony Keystone Medical Clinic where […]

  • Fort Collins police identify cat that broke into patrol car

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. — The Fort Collins police department posted a pun-filled, silly post after discovering a feline had hijacked an officer’s vehicle. According to the post, an officer left the window to his cruiser cracked while he went into the police station. When he returned, he was greeted with an “unexpected visitor” at the wheel, a “feline looking to purrsue a career in law enforcement,” said the post. The department threw in some jokes and wordplay on their post […]