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  • Erie Airport helicopter crash victims identified

    ERIE, Colo. — The victims of Monday’s helicopter crash at Erie Airport have been identified as Alex Viola and Amy Wood. Their names were released in a Facebook Post by Mountain One Helicopters, the company which owned the chopper the two victims flying.  The post says Viola was an instructor with Mountain One while Wood was a student learning to fly. “We are deeply saddened to report that one of our aircraft was involved in an accident during a flight […]

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    Denver chosen as test market for Pepsi True

    DENVER —  Denver is one of three cities PepsiCo has chosen to test market its new stevia sweetened soft drink Pepsi True.  The limited rollout will also be made available soon in Minneapolis and Washington.  it has 40 percent fewer calories than regular Pepsi. YOU MAY ALSO LIKE:   Sweet Cheetos? You bet! Say hello to Sweetos Pepsi True was first launched on  Amazon. com in October and is being marketed as a direct competitor to Coca-Cola’s stevia-sweetened Coca-Cola Life. According to the Atlanta […]

  • Autopsy: Teen shot by police died of multiple gunshot wounds

    DENVER — The Denver Office of the Medical Examiner has released preliminary results in the death of 17-year-old Jessie Hernandez.  The report says the cause of death is multiple gunshot wounds and ruled a homicide.  A final autopsy report will be issued after toxicology testing is completed, which typically takes three to four weeks. Hernandez was  was shot and killed by Denver Police officers after she allegedly drove at them in a stolen vehicle filled with five people who were […]

  • Report: Bowe Bergdahl to be charged with desertion

    WASHINGTON — Several news organizations are reporting that Army Sgt. Bowe Berghdal will be charged with desertion.  Bergdahl was held captive by enemy forces for five years. WATCH:  Taliban video shows Bowe Bergdahl’s release in Afghanistan Bergdahl went missing on June 30, 2009, in Afghanistan’s Paktika province, where he was deployed with the 1st Battalion, 501st Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division. An Army fact-finding investigation conducted in the months after his disappearance concluded he left his outpost […]

  • KFC Phillipines tweeted this picture of the new Double Down Dog

    Kentucky Fried Chicken releases Double Down Dog

    PHILIPPINES — Just when you thought you’d seen every fast food combination possible to mankind Kentucky Fried Chicken releases the Double Down Dog sandwich.  The menu addition was announced on  a Facebook post from KFC Philippines. The new Double Down Dog sandwich features a hot dog covered in cheese and fitted into a bun-size piece of fried chicken.   The Facebook post says, ” The all new, outrageously meaty KFC Double Down Dog will be available from January 26-27 only […]

  • Couple missing after reply to Craigslist ad; man in custody

    ATLANTA —  The suspect sought in connection with the disappearance of a Marietta, Georgia, couple who had posted a Craigslist ad turned himself in Monday morning, the Telfair County Sheriff’s Office said on its Facebook page. A team of more than 100 people continues to search for the missing couple, and deputies are contacting land owners and hunters familiar with the area to determine if they’ve seen anything suspicious, Telfair County Sheriff Chris Steverson said. “There are search teams out […]

  • Broncos hire new offensive coordinator

    DENVER, Colo. — The Denver Broncos on Monday agreed to terms with Rick Dennison to be their offensive coordinator, the team announced. Dennison is a 20-year NFL coaching veteran with 15 years of experience with the Broncos, including three seasons (2006-08) as Denver’s offensive coordinator. A linebacker for the Broncos from 1982-90, Dennison began his coaching tenure with the club in 1995 and held various roles with the team, including offensive assistant (1995-96), special teams coordinator (1997-2000) and offensive line […]

  • Jeffco Sheriff: Knife-wielding shoplifters had child in tow

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — Investigators in Jefferson County are on the lookout for a couple who allegedly threatened an employee with a knife as they tried to leave the Burlington Coat Factory on Bowles Avenue with a cart full of unpaid merchandise and a child in tow. The incident happened Dec. 14, 2014 just before 8 p.m.   “A man and a woman were pushing a shopping cart towards the exit without paying for the merchandise,” the sheriff’s office said. […]

  • Weekend traffic tangle at southbound I-25 off-ramp at Sixth Avenue

    DENVER — Expect traffic delays this weekend beginning Friday night when crews on the Colorado Department of Transportation’s  U.S. 6 Bridges Design Build Project will shift both directions of Sixth Avenue onto new bridges over Bryant Street and the South Platte River. Doing so will require a series of impacts along the project corridor, resulting in a six-month closure of the southbound Interstate 25 off-ramp to eastbound U.S. 6. Closures continue to cause traffic back-ups on Saturday afternoon drive. “This […]

  • Police on hunt for alleged Estes Park bank robbers

    NIWOT, Colo. — The Boulder County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help in tracking down two alleged Estes Park bank robbery suspects. The incident happened just before 5 p.m. on Jan. 21.  An employee at the Bank of Estes Park, located in Niwot Market, called 9-1-1 saying two men had entered the bank and demanded money.  The suspects left the scene on foot and were tracked to an area east of the bank where investigators believe a getaway car […]

  • WATCH: Police seek dozens in videotaped Ferguson-area looting

    FERGUSON, Mo. — It was one of hundreds of small businesses looted after a St. Louis County grand jury’s decision not to indict a white police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager. Surveillance video released by the St. Louis County Police Department on Wednesday shows looters at the Dellwood Market, just outside Ferguson, Mo., after the Nov. 24 grand jury decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the August death of teenager Michael Brown. A […]

  • Sweet Cheetos? You bet! Say hello to Sweetos

    Snackers soon will have an excuse to turn their fingers cinnamon brown instead of cheesy orange. According to USA Today,  Frito-Lay’s Cheetos brand will roll out Cheetos Sweetos in late February.  It is described as a cinnamon, sugar puff snack. Sweetos is the first sweet snack that Cheetos has cranked out in the brand’s 67-year history. The limited-time offering follows a successful 2013 holiday launch of a sweet snack by sister brand Lays, with Lays Wavy Potato Chips Dipped in […]

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