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  • Juvenile seriously injured after being hit, trapped under SUV in Highlands Ranch

    HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. — A juvenile was injured after being hit and stuck under an SUV near Rock Canyon High School in Highlands Ranch on Monday morning, South Metro Fire Rescue said. The crash happened about 7:15 a.m. near Monarch Boulevard and McArthur Ranch Road. Rescue crews used extrication and stabilization equipment to get the child out from under the SUV. The juvenile, whose name, age and gender weren’t released, was taken to a hospital with serious injuries. The crash is […]

  • Deputy finds man dead inside vehicle in Boulder County

    BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. — A patrol deputy found a man dead inside a vehicle on Saturday afternoon, the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office said. The deputy was on routine patrol near the Peak to Peak Highway and Gold Hill Road about 8 miles north of Nederland. The deputy stopped to check on a vehicle that was parked on the shoulder with its hazard lights on. After approaching the vehicle, the deputy found a man in his 30s in the driver’s seat […]

  • I-76 in Adams County reopens after 5-vehicle crash leaves one dead

    BRIGHTON, Colo. — One person was killed in a five-vehicle crash that closed both directions of Interstate 76 in Adams County for nearly five hours on Wednesday, the Colorado State Patrol said. The crash happened just after 3 p.m. on eastbound Interstate 76 east of Sable Boulevard, south of Brighton. The interstate was closed between Highway 85 and E-470. One person was pronounced dead at the scene and three others were taken to a hospital with unknown injuries, Brighton Fire […]

  • Accused 16-year-old STEM School shooter to stand trial as adult

    CASTLE ROCK, Colo. — One of two teenagers accused of opening fire at a Douglas County School will be tried as an adult, a judge ruled Wednesday. Douglas County District Court Judge Jeffrey Holmes denied a request by the defense to move the case involving 16-year-old Alec McKinney to juvenile court. RELATED: Judge’s ruling to try Alec McKinney as an adult The May 7 shooting at STEM School Highlands Ranch left one student , Kendrick Castillo, dead and eight other […]

  • Affidavit: 19-year-old man admits firing at least 3 shots at Fort Lupton officer

    FORT LUPTON, Colo. —  A 19-year-old man is facing several charges in the shooting of a Fort Lupton police officer on Monday night. Court documents show Matthew Cotter was arrested for attempted murder, assault with a deadly weapon and threatening a peace officer with a weapon. According to an arrest affidavit from the Greeley Police Department, the Fort Lupton officer who was shot was Sgt. Christopher Pelton. The affidavit said Pelton has undergone two surgeries since the shooting. The affidavit […]

  • Staff member killed in boiler explosion at Fremont Correctional Facility in Canon City

    CANON CITY, Colo. — A staff member was killed in a boiler explosion at the Fremont Correctional Facility in Canon City on Wednesday, the Colorado Department of Corrections said. The agency did not say what happened, but the Canon City Fire Department said it was a boiler explosion at the facility. The name, age and gender of the staff member were not released, pending notification of next of kin. “Our DOC family is devastated by this loss, and we are […]

  • Fort Lupton officer involved in shooting identified

    FORT LUPTON, Colo. — A Fort Lupton police officer involved in a shooting with a suspect on Monday night has been identified. An arrest affidavit from the Greeley Police Department on Wednesday said Sgt. Christopher Pelton was shot in the face outside a home in the 200 block of Ponderosa Place about 10:40 p.m. The affidavit said Pelton has undergone two surgeries since the shooting. Pelton and other officers were responding to a call about a man with a gun […]

  • Mike Bobo won’t return for sixth season as CSU football coach

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. — Colorado State University football coach Mike Bobo will not return after a second consecutive losing season, the school announced Wednesday. The school and Bobo have “mutually agreed to a separation arrangement,” athletic director Joe Parker said in a statement. Bobo was 28-35 in five seasons, going 7-6 in each of his first three seasons that ended with a loss in a bowl game. But the Rams tumbled to 3-9 in 2018 and 4-8 this season. In […]

  • Death of armed man in Loveland officer-involved shooting ruled suicide

    LOVELAND, Colo. — An armed man who died after an exchange of gunfire with police in Loveland on Saturday night killed himself, the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday. The Larimer County Coroner’s Office said 40-year-old David Harper of Fort Collins died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. The shooting happened after Harper was involved in a rollover crash about 11:40 p.m. Saturday on Highway 402 between South St. Louis Avenue and Boise Avenue. The sheriff’s office said […]

  • Suspected Lakewood serial rapist arrested in Fort Collins

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. — An off-duty police officer helped track down a suspected serial rapist in Fort Collins last week, the Lakewood Police Department said Tuesday. The officer recognized the van and trailer of 49-year-old Darrell Wall on Friday afternoon. With the help of the Fort Collins Police Department, Wall was arrested, then taken to the Jefferson County Jail where  he was booked on several felony warrants, including sexual assault and false imprisonment. Wall appeared in court on Tuesday and […]

  • Armed man killed in Loveland officer-involved shooting after rollover crash

    LOVELAND, Colo. — An armed man was killed in an officer-involved shooting after a rollover crash on Saturday night, the Loveland Police Department said. An officer responded to the crash about 11:40 p.m. on Highway 402 between South St. Louis Avenue and Boise Avenue. The officer reported the man was armed with a pistol, police said. Shots were fired and the man was hit. He was pronounced dead at the scene. No other information was released and it’s not known […]

  • Niwot High School evacuated after bomb threats received; nothing suspicious found

    NIWOT, Colo. — Niwot High School was evacuated Tuesday morning after two bomb threats were received, the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office said. The sheriff’s office said the first threat was received through Safe2Tell on Monday night. The sheriff’s office and the St. Vrain Valley School District began to investigate and interviewed to students with assistance from the Mead police Department. Officials did not believe the threat to be credible based on the initial investigation, but there was additional law enforcement […]

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