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  • Man convicted in murder of Elbert County rancher

    KIOWA, Colo. — A Colorado jury has convicted a 28-year-old man in the shooting death of an Elbert County rancher in 2016. Joe R. Love was found guilty Monday of first-degree murder after deliberation, first-degree felony murder, kidnapping, aggravated robbery and burglary. Prosecutors say the crime happened in January 2016 when Love was passing through Elbert County and ended up on a ranch that Edward Butler was keeping an eye on for the owners. Prosecutors say when Love was encountered […]

  • Judge enters not-guilty plea in slaying of Colorado deputy Heath Gumm

    BRIGHTON, Colo. — A judge has entered not guilty pleas for a man charged with shooting and killing Adams County Deputy Heath Gumm. Dreion Martise Dearing, 23, appeared in court in Brighton Monday for an arraignment hearing. He’s charged with four counts of murder, including two counts of first-degree murder of a police officer. He also faces charges of burglary, possession of a weapon by a previous offender and assault. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty, although Gov. Jared Polis […]

  • Boulder residents dig out as snowstorm wallops walkways, side streets

    BOULDER, Colo. — Winter weather that dumped snow on much of Colorado was a welcome relief for some Boulder residents, who said they were thankful for the moisture. Val Havlick was out early, shoveling the snow from her walkway, saying that she “couldn’t resist” getting out in the snow, even if it was to clear her sidewalks. “It’s nice and light and fluffy. It’s not a problem,” she said. Havlick added that she had her fingers crossed that enough snow […]

  • Congested traffic doesn’t deter skiers from hitting ski slopes for fresh powder

    LOVELAND, Colo. — Wet and snowy conditions on Interstate 70 Saturday morning were only the tip of the snowstorm to come, but that doesn’t mean that traffic was flowing. Brake lights lined the roads from Denver to Loveland Ski Area, where many cars exited to take advantage of the snow on the slopes. Snowboarder Daymion Singleton said the proximity of the ski area to Denver is one of the biggest selling points of Loveland, “You get tired in traffic and […]

  • Ice climbing competition takes over Civic Center Park

    DENVER — The World Cup Ice Climbing Competition gathered athletes from around the world to battle it out for top prize in Denver’s Civic Center Park. “It’s very exciting, it’s unique. A lot of people haven’t seen this kind of competition before, let alone a climbing competition,” said Adam Peters, the athlete and event manager with Petzl, a sponsor of the event. The ice climbing competition attracted more than 100 athletes from 18 different countries. The CEO of the American […]

  • Colorado Kennel Club program connects canine survivors to young cancer patients

    DENVER — The Colorado Kennel Club hosted it’s 116th show this holiday weekend, bringing together over 1,200 dogs and 193 different breeds to compete for the Best in Show award. This year, the annual event partnered with YAPS, a program that connects sick children with dogs who have survived cancer. Anne Gillespie is a nurse who founded the Youth and Pet Survivors program 17 years ago. Gillespie saw the bond that formed between patients and animal visitors, but noticed that […]

  • Brandon Marshall, Mayor Hancock attend event to encourage DPS students to attend college

    DENVER — The Black Male Summit hosted by the Community College of Denver brought out some heavy hitters, including former Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall and Denver Mayor Michael Hancock. The event was held with the intention of inspiring young students from Denver Public Schools to attend college. Brandon Marshall shared some of the hurdles he faced growing up, saying, “Me and my brother – and my mother, actually – we stayed in a shelter. My father was very abusive to […]

  • Denver church plans to stand in solidarity with teachers during strike

    DENVER — A local church describes its decision to support the Denver Public Schools teacher strike as something larger than the community and a tribute to history. “Our founder walked out of a white Methodist church because they were mistreated, so it was the beginning of the protest movement, and so this is fitting today that we support teachers,” said Shorter Community African Methodist Episcopal Church Pastor Timothy Tyler. In addition to the protest, Pastor Tyler says the church has special ties […]

  • TSA holds hiring event to fill more than 100 positions at DIA

    DENVER — The Transportation Security Administration held a hiring event Saturday morning, hoping to fill more than 100 full- and part-time positions that are available as officials anticipate a record-breaking summer travel season. TSA agents highlighted the benefits that come with a government job. “I would definitely say to apply for the job — get in — it’s government service, so it’s going to be good. You’re going in for retirement, you’re going in for health benefits, dental if you […]

  • Denver-area Girl Scouts gear up for cookie season, picking up thousands of boxes in advance

    DENVER — Sales of Girl Scout Cookies kick off Sunday and run through March 10, but before you’re able to get your hands on a box, the girls selling them had to collect their stash early Saturday at Elitch Gardens. At 6 a.m., parents of scouts across metro Denver arrived in the parking lot to load up on thousands of boxes of cookies that will be sold for just over one month. “The most cookies that I’ve ever sold is […]

  • National Western Stock Show wraps up with stock dog trials

    DENVER — After 16 wild days, the National Western Stock Show came to a close Sunday. Now in its 113th year, the show saw near-record attendance; 700,000 people showed up to watch everything from mutton busting to the “Top Hogs of the Wild West” event. An annual parade helped kick off the show as thousands of people to lined up to see a cattle drive with longhorns, horses, cowboys, cowgirls, tractors, bands and floats trot through the streets of downtown Denver. […]

  • DPS teachers will return to schools after move to strike hits barriers

    DENVER — Denver Public Schools teachers voted overwhelmingly to strike Tuesday evening, but that movement has run into numerous roadblocks in the following days. “They’re striking for better pay, they’re striking for our profession, and they’re striking for Denver students,” lead negotiator Ron Gould announced on behalf of the teachers, 93 percent of whom voted for the strike. Susana Cordova is the Superintendent for DPS, she says that, despite the strike, they are committed to reaching a common goal. “I […]

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