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  • Aurora police searching for man they say took his toddler from the child’s mother

    AURORA, Colo. — The Aurora Police Department is searching for a man police say took a toddler from the child’s mother. On Aug. 27, Adrian Lorenzo-Castro allegedly took his child from the toddler’s mother, and told the mom he wouldn’t return her, police said in a Tweet Friday. He still has the child. Police ask anyone who sees Lorenzo-Castro to call 911. #SaferAurora On 8-27-19 Adrian Lorenzo-Castro told the mother of their child he would not return her. There is […]

  • Aurora Police Department names interim chief in anticipation of current chief’s retirement

    AURORA, Colo. – The Aurora Police Department announced Friday it has named an interim police chief after current Chief Nick Metz announced his retirement Sept. 27. Deputy Police Chief Paul O’Keefe will serve as the interim chief, effective when Metz leaves the position at the end of 2019, according to a news release from the Aurora Police Department. O’Keefe started with the department as a volunteer reserve officer in 1989, before moving to the Brighton Police Department. He returned full-time […]

  • Ice Castles returning to Dillon this winter

    DILLON, Colo. — The popular Ice Castles attraction is returning to Dillon in December for the third year. According to a news release from Ice Castles, LLC, a Utah-based company, a deal was signed with the town of Dillon Thursday allowing the attraction to return to Dillon Town Park in 2019. Thousands of people visited Ice Castles Dillon location last winter, according to the release, which was beneficial for area businesses as well as the Ice Castles. “The Town of […]

  • Man injured in Thursday night officer-involved shooting in Aurora

    AURORA, Colo. — A man was injured Thursday night in an officer-involved shooting in Aurora. According to a news release from the Aurora Police Department, around 11:30 p.m., officers responded to the 1500 block of South Bahama Street on the report of an assault when they encountered an armed man. One officer shot the man, who was then transported to a hospital. The extent of his injuries are not yet known. No officers were injured. APD says there is no […]

  • Northern Colorado contractor who scammed clients out of $150,000 sentenced

    GREELEY, Colo. — A former contractor was sentenced Thursday to 20 years in prison for stealing from more than a dozen people in northern Colorado. Jamie Bock, 46, was convicted by a jury in August of nine counts of theft for scamming 15 people between November 2014 and August 2017 out of about $150,000, according to a news release from the Weld District Attorney’s Office. Twelve of the victims were married couples. Bock would collect money as a down payment, […]

  • Park County School District to close Monday due to planned teacher’s strike

    FAIRPLAY, Colo. — The Park County RE-2 School District‘s teachers announced in a news release Sunday they plan to strike Monday, and the school district announced late Sunday night on its website it will close for the day. The South Park Education Association said the teachers’ union has not had an offer from the school district to resume talks about a contract. “No educator wants a strike; we want to be in school with our students. Resolving this retention crisis, […]

  • Sheriff: More than 500 pounds of marijuana seized in El Paso County

    EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. — In the largest seizure of refined marijuana this year in El Paso County, the sheriff’s office found 536 pounds of refined marijuana and 250 vegetative plants. Oct. 10, according to a news release from the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office, a greenhouse was inspected in the 3800 block of Sengbeil Road, where the marijuana was found. The person at the location said the marijuana was for the sole consumption of a family member, according to […]

  • Keystone to open Saturday for 2019-2020 season

    KEYSTONE, Colo. — Keystone Resort announced Friday it will open Saturday for the 2019-2020 season, the resort’s earliest opening in more than 20 years. According to a news release from Keystone, the opening will position it to be the first ski resort to open for the season in North America. The resort installed a new, automated snow making system, which makes the resort more efficient during the early season, according to the release. “With Keystone’s early opening, and Breckenridge’s plan […]

  • Limited number of Christmas tree permits to be available at Golden Gate Canyon State Park

    GOLDEN, Colo. — Golden Gate Canyon State Park will offer 250 permits — to be awarded in a random drawing — for families to cut down Christmas trees from the forest, which is about 30 minutes from the Denver metro area. According to a news release from Colorado Parks ans Wildlife, the drawing will be held Nov. 13 to award the 250 permits, and participants can enter the drawing from Nov. 1-Nov. 12 on the park’s website. Permits are $35 […]

  • Family of man killed by Denver driver to file wrongful death lawsuit against Uber

    DENVER — The family of a man killed by his Uber driver, who was found not guilty by a jury Thursday, announced hours after the verdict was handed down they plan to file a wrongful death lawsuit against Uber. According to a news release from the firm representing the family, Corboy & Demetrio, the wrongful death lawsuit will be filed because the driver, Michael Hancock, 31, had a gun in the car. “The fact remains that the shooting could have […]

  • First snow of the season leads to more than 300 crashes in Denver and Aurora

    DENVER — Throughout the day Thursday, as temperatures plummeted and the first snow of the season in Denver fell, the Denver Police Department kept drivers updated with “Hocus Pocus”-themed tweets, urging everyone to slow down and drive safely. Although officials and meteorologists warned drivers ahead of the storm, as of 4 p.m. Thursday, Denver had 193 crash reports since 6 a.m., and Aurora reported 110. Heading into PM rush hour, we’ve received 193 traffic crash reports since 6AM. Let’s do […]

  • Denver to welcome temporary tiny home villages

    DENVER — The Denver City Council voted Monday night to approve changes to the city’s zoning code to help welcome temporary tiny home villages hoping to use vacant land to help address homelessness, according to a news release from the city. The city voted to approve the Beloved Community Village in April. According to the release, it was Denver’s first temporary tiny home village, and is a successful pilot of using tiny homes to help vulnerable or marginalized residents aiming […]

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