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  • 3 rock-climbing teens rescued in Jefferson County

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo — Three teenagers were rescued after climbing some rocks in Jefferson County on Wednesday, West Metro Fire Rescue said. Crews were called to Killdeer Lane and North Ranch Road south of Morrison after drizzle and rain made conditions slick and treacherous. One of the teens was helped down and a ladder truck was brought in to rescue the other two. Remember that weather can change quickly in #Colorado. If you're going up, be sure you can get down. […]

  • TRAFFIC ALERT: Eastbound I-76 to Close at 96th Avenue Overnight on Monday

    ADAMS Co., Colo — Starting at 10 p.m. on Monday, July 24, crews will temporarily close eastbound Interstate 76 at 96th Avenue overnight in order to install an overhead sign structure. If you’re driving eastbound, you will be detoured off I-76 at 96th Avenue, through the roundabout, and directly back on the highway at the 96th Avenue on-ramp.  Eastbound I-76 should reopen by 5 a.m. on Tuesday.  All work is weather-dependent and subject to change. Lane closures will begin as early […]

  • Missing fisherman recovered from Lake Pueblo

    PUEBLO COUNTY, Colo. — The body of a missing 65-year-old fisherman was recovered Monday on the second day of the search at Lake Pueblo, Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials said. The man from Pueblo West was last seen jumping into the water after a fish pulled his fishing rod into the lake on Sunday. When the man didn’t return to the north shore of the lake, witnesses called 911. Searchers used sonar on Sunday but could not find the man. The […]

  • Man sentenced to 26 years for trailer park shooting

    ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. — A man was sentenced to 26 years in prison Friday for second-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder in a shooting at an Adams mobile home park last year. Brandon Karr fired behind him out of a vehicle into a crowd as he and a group friends drove away after a fight at the Berkeley Village Mobile Home Park near West 54th Avenue and Sheridan Boulevard, prosecutors said. In May, Karr was convicted of one count of second-degree […]

  • Missing hiker found in Great Sand Dunes identified

    GREAT SAND DUNES NATIONAL PRESERVE AND PARK, Colo. — The body of a missing hiker that was discovered this week has been identified. The Saguache County Coroner’s Office said the deceased hiker is Bryan Skilinski of Phoenix, New York. Skilinski was last seen leaving the Sand Pit picnic area on May 8.  A park ranger found his vehicle parked in the lot, prompting a multiagency search. Hikers discovered Skilinski’s body near Milwaukee Peak on Sunday. Search teams had not looked […]

  • Denver police confiscate illegal fireworks in weekend bust

    DENVER — Officers confiscated nearly $5,000 in illegal fireworks over the weekend, the Denver Police Department said. Police sent an undercover agent to act as a buyer. When fireworks were located, police moved in and found a large supply of pyrotechnics in a back room of the house. #SundayMatineeMinute: In today's episode, "Fireworks Bad," we take you on a buy/bust and remind you that fireworks are illegal in #Denver. — Denver Police Dept. (@DenverPolice) June 25, 2017 Fireworks are […]

  • Jefferson County deputies searching for couple accused of using kids to shoplift

    GOLDEN, Colo. — Jefferson County sheriff’s deputies are searching for a man and a woman accused of using their children to shoplift. The couple were accompanied by a boy about 7 years old and a girl about 10 years old, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday. Deputies say the children shoplifted items from the Dillard’s store at Southwest Plaza on May 31. When confronted by security, the children and couple they ran from the store. The suspects then drove […]

  • Bear rips off bumper to break into doughnut delivery vehicle

    STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. — When you hear someone talk about a bear claw, you probably think of a delicious doughnut. But doughnuts were the reason one couple in Steamboat Springs had some very real bear claws to deal with. Early Monday morning, Todd and Kim Robertson awoke to find their doughnut delivery car in pieces, the Steamboat Pilot & Today reports. A black bear was so determined to get in, it ripped off the car’s back bumper. The bear took off […]

  • Aurora man sentenced to 10 years in prison for securities fraud

    ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. — An Aurora man who pleaded guilty to conning investors out of more than $900,000 has been sentenced to 10 years in prison, the 18th Judicial District Attorney’s Office said Tuesday. Chisan Chong, 41, pleaded guilty to five counts of felony securities crimes in a case dating back to September 2011. The Greenwood Village Police Department was assisted by the Colorado Division of Securities to investigate the case. On Friday, Arapahoe District Judge Kurt Horton sentenced Chong […]

  • Home prices in Denver metro area up nearly 10 percent over past year

    DENVER — Home prices continued to rise in the Denver metro area in March, jumping nearly 10 percent, according to research by CoreLogic. Prices in Denver, Aurora and Lakewood grew 9.9 percent compared to March 2016, the largest increase in the country for a metropolitan area. Las Vegas, Los Angeles and Chicago were next at 6.4 percent, followed by Washington at 5.5 percent. Home prices jumped 8.7 percent statewide. Nationally, home prices were up 7.1 percent. CoreLogic expects another 4.9 […]

  • Loveland Ski Area reopens after power outage prompted lift evacuations

    CLEAR CREEK COUNTY, Colo. — Loveland Ski Area reopened Monday morning after experiencing a power outage that led to the rescue of six people from the Ptarmigan Lift. The outage happened around 4 p.m. Sunday and crews worked overnight to restore power. Power has been restored. Loveland Ski Area will open today with no delays. Have a great day on the slopes. — Loveland Ski Area (@LovelandSkiArea) April 17, 2017 “It was an unfortunate event, but Ski Patrol trains rigorously for […]

  • ‘Egg’celent advice: What to do with leftover Easter eggs

    Easter is Sunday, and most of you are probably hard boiling some eggs to dye and hide for the big hunts. After the fun, what do you do with the dozens of hard boiled eggs you have left. The tradition of eating eggs on Easter began back in the 13th century. Way back when, eggs were a common food that people would give up for Lent. They would then celebrate eating eggs again by decorating the shells! You can decorate […]

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