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  • 3 smash-and-grab burglaries reported in Lakewood

    LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Three smash-and-grab burglaries were reported on Monday morning, the Lakewood Police Department. The first incident happened about 2:30 a.m. at a Conoco station at 1095 S. Wadsworth Blvd. The second was a Super Smoke Shop at 1890 S. Wadsworth Blvd. just before 3 a.m. And the third was at EZ Pawn at 7620 W. Colfax Ave. about 3:10 a.m. Police said the suspects appear to be the same in all three burglaries, but there are no leads […]

  • Pedestrian hit, killed on I-25 near Larkspur; interstate reopens

    LARKSPUR, Colo. — A pedestrian was hit and killed on Interstate 25 near Larkspur on Monday morning, forcing the closure of all lanes for about four hours, the Colorado State Patrol said. The accident happened about 4:15 a.m. in the southbound lanes at Upper Lake Gulch Road in Douglas County. The Colorado State Patrol said the initial investigation found the man jumped in front of a box truck. The interstate was closed at Upper Lake Gulch Road (exit 172) and […]

  • Broncos’ Phillip Lindsay named AFC offensive player of the week

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Broncos rookie running back Phillip Lindsay was named the AFC offensive player of the week on Wednesday by the NFL. Lindsay rushed for a career-high 157 yards and two touchdowns on 19 carries in a 24-10 win over the Cincinnati Bengals. Lindsay became just the seventh Broncos rookie to be named conference player of the week. He’s only the 10th undrafted rookie in NFL history to win the offensive or defensive award since it started in 1984. […]

  • Suspects use concrete truck in smash-and-grab at Lakewood gun store

    LAKEWOOD, Colo. — A stolen concrete truck was used by two suspects in a smash-and-grab burglary at a gun shop early Tuesday morning, the Lakewood Police Department said. The burglary happened about 4:20 a.m. at Green Mountain Guns at 3355 S. Yarrow St., not far from West Hampden Avenue and South Wadsworth Boulevard. Police said the concrete truck was stolen out of Arvada by two suspects wearing jackets, hoodies, gloves and masks. They then drove to Lakewood and tied a […]

  • 2 injured after school bus, semitruck collide in Weld County

    WELD COUNTY, Colo. — Two people were injured after a semitruck and a school bus collided in Weld County on Tuesday morning, Mountain View Fire Rescue said. The crash happened on Highway 66 and Weld County Road 13 east of Longmont. The drivers of the truck and bus were taken to a hospital to be treated for minor injuries. Fire officials earlier said two students and the semitruck driver were injured, but amended that to say the students were not […]

  • Man accused of killing Natalie Bollinger pleads guilty to second-degree murder

    BRIGHTON, Colo. — The man accused of shooting and killing Broomfield teenager Natalie Bollinger agreed to plead guilty to second-degree murder at a hearing on Monday morning to avoid a sentence of life in prison. Joseph Lopez, 23, said he shot Bollinger, 19, last year after responding to an ad she had placed on Craigslist that she wanted to “place a hit” on herself, according to court documents. Lopez was charged with first-degree murder. The plea deal calls for Lopez to […]

  • Teen driver hits elderly woman standing on Federal Boulevard median in Westminster

    WESTMINSTER, Colo. — A 74-year-old woman was seriously injured after the 17-year-old driver of a truck hit her in the median of Federal Boulevard on Friday morning, the Westminster Police Department said. The accident happened about 6:45 a.m. near Stratford Lakes Drive and Federal Boulevard, three blocks north of West 112th Avenue, police said. The woman, who was not identified, was hit after the 17-year-old male driver was making a left turn onto northbound Federal, police said. The woman was […]

  • Lincoln Street north of State Capitol reopens after chemical spill

    DENVER — A chemical spill closed Lincoln Street north of the State Capitol for about two hours on Wednesday morning, the Denver Fire Department said. The spill happened in the 1500 block of Lincoln, between Colfax and 16th avenues. Lincoln Street was closed at Colfax and alternate routes were advised after firefighters responded just after 10 a.m. It’s not known what type of chemical was spilled. The northbound road reopened just after noon.

  • Douglas County sheriff’s deputies fatally shoot suspect after pursuit; one other injured

    ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. — One suspect was killed, another was injured and a third was taken into custody after a pursuit through Douglas and Arapahoe counties ended with shots being fired early Tuesday morning, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said. Deputies attempted to make a traffic stop of an SUV for reckless driving at Broadway and C-470 after 3 a.m. when they encountered gunfire. Two deputies pursued the vehicle, which was reported stolen out of the Denver metro area on […]

  • 2 men charged in deadly street robbery in Baker neighborhood

    DENVER — Two men have been charged in a deadly street robbery in the Baker neighborhood last month, the Denver District Attorney’s Office said Tuesday. Ibrahim Musa, 20, and Husham Al Kinani, 18, are each charged with one count of first-degree murder, two counts of aggravated robbery and one count of attempt to commit aggravated robbery, prosecutors said. Prosecutors said on the night of Oct. 18 near West First Avenue and North Bannock Street, Musa and Al Kinani allegedly robbed or […]

  • Suspect in hit-and-run that killed Brighton man arrested 2 months after crash

    BRIGHTON, Colo. — A man has been arrested more than two months after a pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run crash, the Brighton Police Department said Tuesday. About 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 19, 62-year-old Michael Maes of Brighton was crossing Bridge Street near Sixth Avenue when he was hit by a sedan traveling in a westbound lane. Maes was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. After an investigation, police arrested 71-year-old Billy Metcalf of Roggen, which is […]

  • Man pleads guilty in 2017 fatal hit-and-run near Cheesman Park

    DENVER — A man charged in a September 2017 fatal hit-and-run crash pleaded guilty on Monday, one week before he was scheduled to go to trial, the Denver District Attorney’s Office said Tuesday. Adrian Valdez-Refugio, 21, pleaded guilty to one count of vehicular homicide-DUI and one count of leaving the scene of an accident involving death. About 1:50 a.m. on Sept. 17, 2017, Valdez-Refugio was involved in a two-vehicle crash at East 14th Avenue and Franklin Street, one block north […]