Patrick Frazee found guilty of murder for killing fiancee Kelsey Berreth

Dara is a 2013 graduate of Kansas State University. She began her news career as a reporter for a local radio station during college. From there, she became a morning show producer at the NBC affiliate in Wichita, Kansas. She spent more than three years in Wichita before making the move to Denver. She started with KDVR/KWGN as a news producer in 2016. In 2019, she became a digital content producer for KDVR/KWGN.

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  • Facts from the Patrick Frazee trial; Closing arguments set for Monday

    CRIPPLE CREEK, Colo. — Closing arguments are set for Monday in the Patrick Frazee murder trial. Frazee is accused of beating his fiance, Kelsey Berreth, to death with a baseball bat and burning her body on his ranch. Berreth was last seen nearly a year ago with the couple’s daughter near her home in Woodland Park, a mountain community of 7,500 people about two hours south of Denver. Several searches, including one at a landfill, did not turn up any […]

  • Cat dies after being shot with a pellet gun in Idaho Springs, $500 reward offered for information

    IDAHO SPRINGS, Colo.– The Idaho Springs Police Department says a cat died after being shot with a pellet gun on Saturday. The cat was a pet, according to police. Police say there is a $500 reward being offered for information leading to the identification, arrest and prosecution of the person or people responsible for killing the cat. If you have information, call the Idaho Springs Police Department at 512-751-0682. You can remain anonymous.

  • Over 50,000 people sign petition to reinstate Myles Garrett following TNF brawl

    CLEVELAND, Ohio– There’s a petition online with more than 50,000 virtual signatures to get Myles Garrett reinstated from his suspension in the NFL following a brawl on Thursday Night Football. Browns defensive end Myles Garrett ripped off Pittsburgh quarterback Mason Rudolph’s helmet and hit him with it. Garrett has been suspended without pay indefinitely, for a minimum of the remainder of the regular season and postseason. He will also have to meet with the NFL Commissioner’s Office before being […]

  • Denver sheriff resigns, is appointed by mayor to a new $160,000 job the next day

    DENVER — On Oct. 14, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock announced that Denver Sheriff Patrick Firman resigned. The following day, Firman was given a job appointed by the mayor. When Firman started his job as Sheriff, his salary was $194,476. His new job is to develop a strategy for technology-related initiatives, according to the mayor’s office. His salary for the newly appointed position is $160,000. The mayor’s office released the following statement: “One of Patrick Firman’s accomplishments as Sheriff was his […]

  • Evergreen holding ‘Snowdance’ to help ski patrol this winter

    EVERGREEN, Colo.– Ski season is here!  Evergreen is holding its second annual Snowdance benefit to raise money for the Loveland Ski Patrol. The event will be held at Evergreen Brewery and Boone Mountain Sports on Friday from 5-9 p.m. A $10 donation goes directly to the Loveland Ski Patrol  and includes food and a ticket for a prize drawing. Here’s what you can expect if you attend: Live music Outdoor fire pits Games Ski movies Prizes Related: When ski resorts […]

  • Steelers and Browns fined $250,000; Garrett, other players suspended following TNF brawl

    The NFL has announced fines and suspensions following the brawl on Thursday Night Football with  seconds to go in the Steelers/Browns game. Browns defensive end Myles Garrett ripped off Pittsburgh quarterback Mason Rudolph’s helmet and hit him with it. Myles Garrett doing the unthinkable and unimaginable. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) November 15, 2019 The Pittsburgh Steelers and the Cleveland Browns organizations have both been fined $250,000 and Cleveland’s Myles Garrett and Larry Ogunjobi, as well as Pittsburgh’s Maurkice Pouncey, […]

  • Car crashes into school bus in Denver, no injuries reported

    DENVER– Denver police say a crash involving a Denver Public School bus happened Friday morning. Police say the crash happened on westbound Leetsdale Drive near Oneida Street around 7:00 a.m. We reached out to DPS to confirm which school the bus is from and are waiting to hear back. Police say no injuries were reported in the crash. There are traffic delays near Leetsdale Dr. and Oneida St. See travel times here. This is a developing story. Please check back […]

  • Officer, suspect injured in shootout in Weld County, another suspect is dead

    EVANS, Colo.– The Greeley Police Department says an officer was injured during a shootout and chase in Weld County. Greeley police responded to a call of shots fired at 13th Street and 26th Avenue in Greeley around 9:25 p.m. Thursday night. Police said dispatch told officers that a white truck had fired a shot at another vehicle. Police saw the truck near Eaton on Highway 85 driving at a high speed. Police said officers from the Greeley Police Department and […]

  • ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ star becomes ill during a performance at DCPA, reports say

    DENVER — People who attended the performance of “The Phantom of the Opera” Tuesday night at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts say the actor playing the Phantom left the stage abruptly during the play. We’re at Phantom of the Opera in Denver and they just had to stop the performance to SWAP OUT PHANTOMS. That’s gotta be a first, right? — devin (@devin__lowe) November 13, 2019 DCPA sent the following statement: “Derrick Davis took ill last night mid-performance, […]

  • Fire severely damages Saxx’s Custom Meat Cutting in Thornton

    THORNTON, Colo.– An early morning fire severely damaged Saxx’s Custom Meat Cutting in Thornton. North Metro Fire said the fire started around 4:30 a.m. Thursday at 16781 Holly Street. The Brighton Fire Department, Thornton Fire Department and Adams County Sheriff Department all assisted with putting the fire out. Police say no injuries were reported. The business was severely damaged on the inside. Fire investigators are on scene and will determine what caused the fire.

  • 31 ways to spread kindness on World Kindness Day

    DENVER– Wednesday is World Kindness Day. An organization called the World Kindness Movement started the day in 1997. There are 29 countries that mark November 13 by spreading kindness. To celebrate World Kindness Day, we put together a list of ways to spread kindness. Send an uplifting text to a friend or family member Call someone you haven’t talked to in a while Buy a stranger a cup of coffee Make a post thanking your friends, family or significant other […]

  • Denver Fire Department rescues bird, dog and cats from house fire

    DENVER– The Denver Fire Department is being hailed for heroism after rescuing multiple pets from a house fire early Wednesday morning. Firefighters were called to the 4300 Block of East Utah Place around 2:30 a.m. When they arrived, a home was fully engulfed in flames. It took crews several hours to put the fire out. The man living in the home was working when the fire started. No injuries were reported. Firefighters rescued a bird, a dog and two cats […]

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