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  • 4 Colorado teachers with child sex assault convictions or charges have licenses suspended

    DENVER — Four Colorado teachers who have been charged with or convicted of sexual assault on a child have had their licenses suspended by the State Board of Education. Christopher Adams-Wenger, a music teacher at Union Colony Prep School in Weld County, is charged with exchanging more than 40,000 sexually explicit text messages with a minor girl. According to school documents, it started as an inappropriate social friendship. Brittany Von Stein from Basalt High School in Pitkin County is charged […]

  • Kaiser Permanente pulling health care coverage for roughly 1500 people

    PARK, TELLER, and FREMONT COUNTIES, Colo. — Kaiser Permanente announced that it is pulling health care coverage for roughly 1500 people in Teller, Fremont, and Park Counties as of Dec. 31, 2019. This means most are also losing their primary care doctors and specialists, some of whom they’ve been seeing for decades. These physicians and specialists are suddenly out of network. Those losing health care coverage were alerted of loss of coverage with the following document provided to us from […]

  • Denver decides to de-ice residential streets still covered in snow, ice

    DENVER — Nearly one week after a storm dropped several inches of snow in Denver and along the Front Range, several residential streets still are covered. “They’re ridiculous. They’re really icy and I think it’s crazy that they don’t plow the side streets,” Denver resident Leni Plimpton said. Denver Public Works said Monday afternoon that crews will drop de-icer on residential streets on Monday night and Tuesday in an attempt to get things back to normal. Crews will also deploy […]

  • 6-year-old boy wounded in shooting in Denver as bullets fly through window of home

    DENVER — A 6-year-old boy was hospitalized Friday morning after being wounded in a shooting. Police say the shooting happened around 12:50 a.m. in the 3400 block of Harrison Street. A child was struck by a bullet when multiple suspects fired into the window of the home, according to police. The child was taken to the hospital with serious injuries but his prognosis is good, police say. Police are asking for anyone with information to call Metro Denver Crime Stoppers: […]

  • Homeowner shoots, kills alleged intruder in Wheat Ridge

    WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. — An alleged home intruder was shot and killed in Wheat Ridge late Wednesday night. According to the Wheat Ridge Police Department, the shooting happened about 11:30 p.m. near West 45th Avenue and Parfet Street. Police say a man entered a home and startled the homeowner. The man refused to leave and was shot by the homeowner. WRPD did not mention the shooting until it was contacted by FOX31 Thursday evening following a news tip. The name […]

  • Abuse survivors say important details missing from report on Catholic Church in Colorado

    DENVER — On Wednesday, Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser released a long-awaited report detailing child sex abuse by Catholic priests in the state. Some sexual assault survivors met at the Denver Press Club Friday and say important details are missing from the report. According to the document, 166 children were victimized by 43 Catholic priests in Colorado over the past 70 years. The report found three priests within the Archdiocese of Denver are responsible for the sexual abuse of 90 […]

  • Argument for Denver sheriff to be elected position continues

    DENVER — Big Changes are underway at the Denver Sheriff’s Department. Sheriff Patrick Firman stepped down Monday and the first female sheriff is set to be sworn in on Tuesday. However, one city council member wants to see even deeper changes. Council member Candi CdeBaca is introducing a proposal before the City’s Charter Committee to have an elected rather than appointed sheriff in Denver. “I would like to make sure that we’re not continuing to concentrate power,” CdeBaca said. Her […]

  • Police warn of man trying to offer children rides to Denver school bus stops

    DENVER — Denver Public Schools and the Denver Police Department say parents should be aware of a man offering to drive children to their bus stop. Two incidents were reported this week. The first occurred Wednesday around 8 a.m. near the intersection of South Dahlia Street and East Bates Avenue in University Hills. DPD says a man drove up to a female student and told her he was with Denver Public Schools and that he would drive her to the […]

  • Boulder woman says apartment has rat infestation, complex didn’t do enough to help

    BOULDER, Colo. — A Boulder woman said she has a rat infestation in her apartment, but the complex’s manager said it’s a seasonal issue. After the FOX31 Problem Solvers asked questions, the Boulder Housing Partners agreed to help set traps. Kim McCarthy told the Problem Solvers she tried contacting Boulder Housing Partners several times to set traps in her pantry to eliminate the problem, which is especially concerning because her son has allergy-induced asthma and rodents are a trigger. “I […]

  • Woman stuck on RTD bus while driver uses restroom

    DENVER — What started as a routine bus ride home from her sister’s home turned into what a young woman from Aurora says was one of her worst nightmares. Monica Vera-Knutson,19, contacted the FOX31 Problem Solvers after being trapped in a Regional Transportation District bus with no way out. Security camera video obtained by the Problem Solvers shows the driver of RTD bus #6252 approach a 7-Eleven near 6th and Quebec at 8:55 p.m. on Sept. 16, 2019. That’s when […]

  • Evergreen ranch owner says one animal was intentionally shot, another poisoned

    EVERGREEN, Colo. — Jefferson County Animal Control responded to reports of two injured animals at a therapy animal ranch in Evergreen Monday morning. The ranch’s owner believes the animals may have been hurt intentionally. Jennifer Edwards runs 14-Hands Ranch. It’s a rescue and rehabilitation center for animals and — Edwards says — people as well. “Anybody that might be at risk in our community can come up here and do animal-assisted therapy,” she said. However, Edwards believes someone may have […]

  • Broomfield residents celebrating after RV illegally parking in neighborhood towed away

    BROOMFIELD, Colo. — Residents in a Broomfield Cul-De-Sac are thanking the Problem Solvers after a behemoth of an RV got towed away. They called when a new neighbor moved in. The neighbors were living in a 35 foot RV that was dropped off by a tow truck more than two weeks ago. The RV had no power, no hook ups, no water and no way to get rid of sewage. Longtime resident Gary Colgin says he called Problem Solvers out […]

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