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  • Bear that bit restaurant manager in Aspen euthanized

    ASPEN, Colo. — The bear that bit a restaurant manager in Aspen Sunday evening was found Monday, and was euthanized. The bear was found within town limits the day after the attack, according to a news release from Colorado Parks and Wildlife, and DNA test results received Thursday confirmed the 400 pound bear was the same that bit the man after he tried to scare it out of the restaurant’s dumpster. The bear was healthy, and tested negative for rabies. […]

  • FBI, Wheat Ridge police searching for armed bank robber

    WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. — Officials are searching for a man who allegedly robbed a Wheat Ridge bank, then fled on a blue mountain bicycle. The man is described as Hispanic, 25-35 years old, 160-170 pounds, about 5 foot, 5 inches and wearing a black hoodie, dark pants, dark sunglasses, a Colorado Rockies baseball hat and a mask, according to a news release from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Denver Division. The man allegedly robbed the BCS Credit Union around 9:56 […]

  • Polis signs executive order to track, conserve Colorado’s wildlife and habitat

    DENVER — Gov. Jared Polis Wednesday signed an executive order aimed at protecting Colorado’s wildlife as they move throughout the state. The order directs the Colorado Department of Natural resources and Colorado Department of transportation to examine where big game animals are and how they move throughout the state, and to adjust policy in response, according to a news release from the governor’s office. Gov. Jared Polis wildlife executive order The executive order directs the Department of Natural Resources to […]

  • Tyr, a K9 with the Larimer County Sheriff's Office, will get a new vest thanks to a Fort Collins couple's donation. (Photo: Larimer County Sheriff's Office)

    Larimer County K9 to get body armor thanks to Fort Collins couple’s donation

    LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. — A Larimer County Sheriff’s Office K9, Tyr, will receive body armor thanks to a donation from a Fort Collins couple. Tyr, a Belgian Malinois, will get a bullet and stab protective vest through Vested Interest in K9s, Inc., a nonprofit, according to a news release from the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office. Cindy and Jerry Runta, of Fort Collins, sponsored the vest, which will be embroidered with “This gift of protection provided by Cindy and Jerry Runta.” […]

  • CDOT: Closures will cause significant delays on I-25 over the weekend

    NORTHGLENN, Colo. —Closures on southbound I-25 this weekend will cause significant delays in Northglenn and Westminster, according to the Colorado Department of transportation. The paving projects will lead to overnight closures of two lanes, single-lane closures during the day and the full closure of the 120th Avenue on-ramp to southbound I-25, according to the release. The closures will run from about 120th Avenue to 112th Avenue. During the closures, drivers can continue on I-25 or detour on Huron Street to […]

  • Four sentenced in the 2017 murder of a 26-year-old in Denver

    DENVER — Four people were sentenced Friday in the murder of a Montana man authorities said came to Denver to buy marijuana in 2017. Joshua Hughes, 26, was in Denver attempting to buy 2 lbs. of marijuana for $3,000, after making a deal on a website called Commerce City Kush Club, according to a news release from Denver District Attorney Beth McCann. He was found on Aug. 20, 2017 in the 5000 block of Titan Court with four gunshot wounds. […]

  • Wadsworth Blvd. reopens, shelter in place remains active

    LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Part of Wadsworth Boulevard closed Saturday for a burglary investigation police say began in Denver. The closure ended just after 8 p.m. but a shelter in place order that was issued earlier in the day remains active. Just before 9 p.m., Lakewood police tweeted an armed barricaded suspect was holed up in a home in the area. According to a Denver Police Department spokesperson, police went to the 9000 block of Layton Avenue around 6:40 a.m. to […]

  • Colorado ranked third of 48 states for providing treatment for tobacco addiction

    DENVER — Colorado ranked third out of 48 states for providing treatment for tobacco addiction, the leading cause of preventable death in the state, through a quitline, according to the North American Quitline Consortium. According to a news release from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Colorado’s quitline enrollment has increased steadily since 2014. “Between July 2017 and June 2018, more than 25,000 Coloradans enrolled in the Colorado QuitLine,” the news release stated. “The following year, more than […]

  • Bicyclist dies in collision with vehicle in Thornton Saturday

    THORNTON, Colo. — A bicyclist was killed Saturday in a crash in Thornton. According to the Thornton Police Department, an SUV driven by a woman collided with the bicycle in the 9800 block of McKay Road around 5:30 p.m. The bicyclist, a man, died as a result of the crash. The incident occurred just days after Denver cyclists rallied in protest of the deaths of four bicyclists along the Front Range in July, two of whom were from Denver. The […]

  • Dog seriously injured in Northglenn hit and run Saturday

    NORTHGLENN, Colo. — A dog was seriously injured and two people received minor injuries in a hit and run Saturday morning. Around 3 a.m., the Northglenn Police Department responded to the report of a person screaming in the 10300 block of Pecos Street, according to a news release from the department. When they arrived, officers found two adults who said they were walking their dog when a vehicle ran a stop sign and hit them and their dog. The two […]

  • Adams County bomb squad investigating military shell casing at pawn shop

    BROOMFIELD, Colo.  — The Broomfield Police Department responded Saturday afternoon to Broomfield Pawn after what police say appeared to be a large military shell casing was dropped off, but no explosives were found in the casing. The shell casing was taken to Broomfield Pawn around 4:15 p.m., according to a tweet from the Broomfield Police Department. At around 4:15 this afternoon a resident dropped off what appeared to be a large military shell casing at the Broomfield Pawn near 120th […]

  • District attorney: Greeley officer who shot man holding a road flare near a methanol tank justified

    GREELEY, Colo. — The Weld District Attorney’s Office announced Friday the shooting of a man at Missile Silo Park in June was justified. According to a news release from the Weld County Sheriff’s Office, officials from the Greeley Police Department and Weld County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a suspicious person at Missile Site Park in Weld County on June 8. The man, 54-year-old Stephen Garcia, was allegedly holding a road flare in his hands near a methanol […]

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