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  • Motorcycle deputy killed in head-on collision in Golden

    GOLDEN, Colo. — A Jefferson County Sheriff’s motorcycle deputy was killed Sunday morning when his bike collided with an oncoming SUV, the Colorado State Patrol reported. The deputy was traveling northbound on Highway 93, north of West 64th Parkway in Golden, about 10:05 a.m., CSP said. As the deputy entered a sweeping curve, a 2004 Saturn Vue heading south reportedly crossed the double yellow line into the deputy’s lane, resulting in a head-on collision, CSP said. The deputy was thrown […]

  • Missing Lafayette man

    Family, friends seek help in search for missing Lafayette man

    LAFAYETTE, Colo. — The parents of a missing Lafayette man are asking the public’s help in locating him. 25-year-old Nathaniel Tallman left his town home late Tuesday afternoon and hasn’t been heard from since. “It’s the most horrible thing you could ever imagine,” said Kevin Tallman, Nathaniel’s father. “The good news is that we don’t have any bad news that he won’t be with us anymore. So we’re hoping and praying that people will help and find our son.” Nathaniel […]

  • Demolition of Sheridan Blvd. bridge over US 36 happening Monday

    WESTMINSTER, Colo. — Colorado drivers beware — a portion of the Boulder Turnpike will be off-limits for most of this week. U.S. 36 is scheduled to be closed overnight in both directions at Sheridan Boulevard until Saturday. The closure will give crews time to demolish the old Sheridan Boulevard bridge and make the new bridge right next to it operational. “Obviously any closure to U.S. 36 is impactful,” said Amy Ford, a Colorado Department of Transportation spokesperson. “We do this overnight […]

  • Broncos win nets Thornton bar $1,000

    THORNTON, Colo. — Sunday’s Broncos win made a winner of a bar in Thornton. Prime Time Sports Bar bet Bay Hill Tavern in San Diego $1,000 that the Broncos would come out on top. “If we win, they would cover a $1,000 bar tab so my customers could drink free for the first $1,000 in the AFC. Championship Game,” said Manny Arellano, Prime Time’s co-owner. Arellano placed the idea of a wager on Facebook this past week, hoping a San […]

  • Marijuana businesses in Colo. cannot work with banks

    Denver leaders demand feds allow banks to work with marijuana businesses

    DENVER — The Denver City Council is demanding that the federal government take steps to allow Colorado banks to take on marijuana businesses as customers. By a 13-0 vote Monday, council members approved a proclamation urging “swift federal action” to help bank and other financial institutions serve legal marijuana operations. “Please Washington, please grow up and let this business be a business and have a normal banking relationship like any other business,” said District 6 Councilman Charlie Brown. “This is […]

  • City pressures nightclub to cancel private pot party

    DENVER — Organizers of a planned New Year’s Day “smoke-out” at a Denver bar have cancelled the event under pressure from the city. “Cannabition” at Norad Dance Bar would have featured open consumption of marijuana on Wednesday. “What we set out to do was prove that there is such a thing as a legal, private event for cannabis consumers,” said Matt Brown, one of Cannabition’s organizers. “For the 15 percent of Colorado’s residents who choose marijuana. They should be given […]

  • Bikers roll out for family of Claire Davis

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. — Over two weeks after Claire Davis was shot at Arapahoe High School and over a week since she died from her injuries, the Centennial student has not been forgotten. On Saturday, several hundred motorcyclists rode in her honor and collected donations on her family’s behalf. The Claire Davis Memorial Ride took bikers from Red & Jerry’s in Sheridan to the high school. “It’s a sad thing when a child dies before her parents and we just wanted […]

  • Students checked outside Arapahoe H.S

    Security experts believe schools should do more to be ready for shootings

    DENVER — A Colorado security expert believes schools across the country should be doing more to prepare for “active shooter scenarios.” That scenario played out Friday when a teenaged gunman entered Arapahoe High School in Centennial and shot and critically injured one student before turning his weapon on himself. “We’re at the point where an active shooter emergency action plan needs to be mandatory and practiced at least annually,” said Jimmy Graham, who runs CQD (Close Quarters Defense) Denver in […]

  • CENTENNIAL, Colo. — Only a few blocks away from Arapahoe High School, is the D Zone, a community youth center, where students have found refuge in each other.

  • 'Face' from Colo. entertains stranded travelers at Dallas Airport. Vocal band was stranded during ice storm.

    Colorado vocal band brightens day for stranded airport travelers, video goes viral

    DENVER — Saturday’s performance by a vocal band from Colorado at a Texas airport continues to reverberate around the country. Members of Face, an all-vocal rock group, surprised stranded travelers at Dallas-Ft. Worth Airport by singing Christmas songs to ease their flight delays. “Most of us were grumpy,’” said Mark Megibow, the group’s “beat boxer.” “We thought we might be able to do something about that. Just go around and sing strolling Christmas carols or something.” The group was on […]

  • Broncos fans brave the cold for Sunday’s game

    DENVER — Broncos fans prepared for today’s game by bundling up, wearing extra layers, bringing hand warmers, and much more. Most were unfazed by the low temperatures, saying it wasn’t as bad as last January’s playoff game against Baltimore. Several said attending games in these conditions is the mark of a true fan. “We pretty much have been doing this for years, so just like we’re going skiing, we just get the long johns and the ski pants and we’re […]

  • Twin Tunnels project adds a lane to Interstate 70 eastbound

    IDAHO SPRINGS, Colo. — Good news for motorists heading out of the Colorado mountains: The newly widened eastbound I-70 tunnel near Idaho Springs is set to open this Friday. The completion of the $106 million Twin Tunnels project was celebrated at a ceremony on Saturday. “How many of you have been in a tunnel this big?” Gov. John Hickenlooper asked a invitation-only crowd inside the tunnel. “I never have… I can’t think of one anywhere that’s quite this, I mean, […]

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