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  • Landfill in Fountain might now be included in search for Kelsey Berreth

    FOUNTAIN, Colo. — A landfill in Fountain is now possibly included in the search for Kelsey Berreth. The 29-year-old mother was last seen at a Safeway store in Woodland Park on Thanksgiving with her 1-year-old daughter. While authorities believe she is dead, her body has not been found. Her fiance, Patrick Frazee, is accused of killing Berreth in her Teller County home and is facing murder charges. He was arrested in late December and remains in jail in Teller County. […]

  • Westbound I-70 reopens after crash on Vail Pass

    SILVERTHORNE, Colo. — The westbound lanes of Interstate 70 reopened early Thursday morning after a crash on Vail Pass. At 11:39 p.m., the Colorado Department of Transportation said westbound I-70 was closed west of Vail Pass summit, near mile marker 190. Less than one hour earlier, the westbound lanes were also closed near the Eisenhower Tunnel because of a crash. That portion of the interstate reopened just before midnight. Details were not available as to the severity of the crashes […]

  • Fundraiser started for family of bull rider who died after stock show event

    DENVER — A fundraiser has been established by the National Western Stock Show and Professional Bull Riders to help the family of Mason Lowe. The bull rider died from injuries he suffered in a bull-riding event at the stock show Tuesday night. On Wednesday afternoon, officials from both organizations spoke about the fundraising effort. While donations will go to the National Western Stock Show, 100 percent of the funds received will be sent to Lowe’s family. The fund has already […]

  • Aurora police investigating fatal light rail vs. pedestrian crash

    AURORA, Colo. — The Aurora Police Department is investigating a fatal crash involving a light rail train and a pedestrian. The crash occurred around 6:45 p.m. Wednesday at East 33rd Avenue and North Peoria Street, which is just southeast of the Peoria Station. The male pedestrian involved was taken to a local hospital, where he later died, according to APD. The train conductor is cooperating with the investigation, which is being conducted by APD’s Traffic Section. The pedestrian’s identity has […]

  • Officers involved in shooting in Fort Lupton

    FORT LUPTON, Colo. — Authorities are investigating a shooting involving officers in Fort Lupton. The incident started around 1:41 p.m. Wednesday, when Fort Lupton police officers were involved in a shooting after responding to a disturbance in the 600 block of 14th Street, according to the Weld County Sheriff’s Office. Video from SkyFOX showed a large police presence in the 100 block of 9th Street, which is about 1 mile to the southwest. Witnesses reported police chasing a speeding vehicle. […]

  • Registered sex offender charged with 6 counts for alleged indecent exposure in northwest Denver

    DENVER — The Denver District Attorney’s Office said a man has been charged with six felony counts of indecent exposure related to incidents that allegedly occurred in the northwest part of the city in December. Mark T. Lucero, 39, allegedly exposed himself five different times between Dec. 16 and Dec. 25 , 2018. One of the incidents involved two victims, thus resulting in six total charges. On Dec. 28, the Denver Police Department released a Metro Denver Crime Stoppers bulletin […]

  • Coroner identifies 2 men killed in related Aurora shootings

    AURORA, Colo. — The Arapahoe County Coroner’s Office has identified the two men killed in separate but related shootings in Aurora Tuesday. Esmond Drauvon Trimble, 42, and Dean Craig Heerdt, 58, both died of gunshot wounds. Around 2 a.m. Tuesday, officers responded to a 911 call in the 1400 block of South Kenton Street, near East Mississippi Avenue and South Havana Street, on a report of an armed person who was acting erratically. When officers arrived, they heard active gunfire. Police then […]

  • Man killed while skiing on Quandary Peak

    SUMMIT COUNTY, Colo. — A man was killed while back-country skiing on Quandary Peak in Summit County Sunday. The Summit County Rescue Group said that around 11:20 a.m., the organization was notified of an injured skier on the peak, which is located southwest of Breckenridge. The injured skier was located at an elevation of about 13,400 feet. The mountain is 14,265 feet tall. Flight for Life was used to access the patient, but he was pronounced dead at the scene. […]

  • Body found by sheriff’s office is that of missing Park County woman, husband says

    PARK COUNTY, Colo. — On Saturday afternoon, the Park County Sheriff’s Office said it found a body. The agency did not identify the person or say where the remains were discovered. The husband of missing woman Tammy Devine confirmed to FOX31 and Channel 2 that the body is hers. Devine was reported missing on Dec. 30. Her husband, JP Devine, said the sheriff’s office began searching for her this morning. JP said Tammy struggled with depression. The sheriff’s office said […]

  • Shutdown affecting food benefits for 220,000 Colorado families

    DENVER — The Colorado Department of Human Services said Friday that it will be issuing February’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits early due to the partial government shutdown. The department said the change could affect as many as 220,000 Colorado families. SNAP recipients whose eligibility is due for re-certification at the end of January must submit the required documents by 12 p.m. Jan. 15 to receive food benefits for February. The Jan. 15 deadline is crucial because SNAP benefits […]

  • 10-percent pay increase among Denver Public Schools’ new plans for teachers

    DENVER — Denver Public Schools Superintendent Susana Cordova has announced what the district is offering in negotiations with teachers about compensation. On Friday night, DPS published a video with Cordova speaking about the negotiations with the Denver Classroom Teachers Association. In the video, Cordova talks about a number of proposed changes regarding teacher pay. Perhaps the most remarkable is a plan to grow the average teacher’s base salary by 10 percent from this year to next year. “We’ve heard clearly the importance of […]

  • No. 8 on list of Colorado’s most wanted fugitive sex offenders arrested in Tennessee

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The Colorado Bureau of Investigation says the man who was ranked number eight on its “most wanted fugitive sex offenders” list has been arrested. Pete Custer was arrested Thursday morning in Morristown, Tennessee, which is northeast of Knoxville. He had been on the run since February 2017. Custer was convicted in Los Angeles County, California in 1991 of lewd and lascivious acts with a minor under the age of 14. “Custer was in and out of prison […]