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  • Tips to keep your pets safe from rabies

    BOULDER, Colo. — Colorado Public Health Officials are warning people to get pets vaccinated and be careful near wildlife as animals are testing positive for rabies. Seven animals in Boulder County and 40 statewide have already tested positive so far this year. To reduce the risk of exposure to rabies: Do not handle unfamiliar animals, wild or domestic, even if they appear friendly. Contact animal control to collect the animal. Thoroughly wash any wound caused by an animal with soap and […]

  • Kitten at the Foothills Animal Shelter in Golden, Colo.

    Foothills Animal Shelter takes advantage of full moon on Friday the 13th

    GOLDEN, Colo. — Despite it being Friday the 13th under a full moon, the animals at Foothills Animal Shelter in Golden had quite the lucky day. The shelter decided to take advantage of the rare event — a full moon on Friday the 13th — and marked it with a promotion. They waived the adoption fees for all black pets. The adoption process was still the same with vaccinations, spay and neuter services and a health check included. Foothills Director […]

  • Young drivers learn safety and get a chance to race at the same time

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — Wednesday nights in the summer are “Responsible Speed” test nights at Bandimere Speedway in Morrison. The idea is to provide a safe place for people to drag race. Paul Wasinger is a tech at the Speedway and says, “The goal is to keep kids from racing on the street.” Wasinger helps inspect the cars before they are allowed to race. He says, “It’s very important to me. I’ve seen the outcome of street racing and it’s […]

  • Heavy rain brings flooding to Greeley

    GREELEY, Colo. — As dark clouds moved toward Greeley, residents thought they were ready for rain. Robert Behling says, “I got an alert on my phone, but we’ve never had problems here so I didn’t think anything of it you know.” Behling lives in a basement apartment and before he knew it, rain was pouring through his stairs, down a wall, and onto the floor inside. He used a pile of towels to keep it off the carpet and went […]

  • Weather catches travelers by surprise at DIA

    DENVER -- Travelers at DIA got an unexpected taste of winter this weekend.

  • 6-year-old saves mom’s life after she suffers stroke

    Terrian Williams admits the whole thing was “kind of scary.” But the 6-year-old also says he thinks what he did was “cool.” His friends and family know his actions were more than just cool. They were brave, heroic, and probably life saving. Terrian’s mother, Denise Kimble-Hicks had a stroke, followed by other complications, one night at home. She had taught her six year old son what to do in case of fire, tornado, and medical emergencies. Terrian stayed calm as […]

  • CDOT considers buses to mitigate I-70 ski traffic

    DENVER — This ski season has seen some pretty intense traffic days on I-70 to and from the mountains. That’s why CDOT is considering several new programs to deal with the congestion. One of those projects went into testing Sunday. The hope is to alleviate the backups by allowing designated buses access to certain shoulder areas on the road at peak times. That way they can bypass the backups. We caught up with skier Cheryl Young at Loveland and when […]

  • One of nation’s largest fraternities bans pledging

    DENVER — Sigma Alpha Epsilon, one of the nation’s largest fraternities, has banned pledging. The months-long introduction process and secret rituals are no more. While they are not the first, SAE is perhaps the most prominent fraternity in the United States to eliminate pledging. Other fraternities hope the move becomes a trend and the future of Greek life on college campuses across the country. Not everyone is a fan. Dillion Brooks is a junior at the University of Denver. He’s […]

  • Dangerous drinking game gains popularity on web, turns deadly

    DENVER — A dangerous and deadly drinking game is turning into an online sensation. Exactly where the game started is up for debate, but it’s everywhere now thanks to social media. Neknominate is a challenge to drink a lot of alcohol quickly and do an activity. After drinking, the person nominates a friend or two or three to outdo the drinker in the next 24 hours. The whole game is performed on camera. The challenges are now so outlandish the […]

  • Nasty stomach virus keeping doctors busy, patients sick in metro Denver

    DENVER — There’s a stomach bug going around the Denver area keeping doctors busy. Pediatrician Michael Simones says, “The hallmark symptoms of course are vomiting and diarrhea and perhaps a person might have vomiting and diarrhea both at the same time.” Dr. Simones is not the only one seeing cases of the nasty stuff pick up in the past few weeks. Many patients like 8-year-old Evelyn have been taking time off school because of the virus. She describes the bug […]

  • Sushi Den: Investigator discredits female employees’ discrimination complaint

    DENVER — A popular sushi spot in Denver is now facing complaints from female employees of discrimination and sexual harassment. Four women filed a claim with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission saying working at the restaurant took an emotional and financial toll. Giovanna Henery worked at Sushi Den for almost two-and-a-half years before she says she had to quit her job. She says male employees were, “Calling me a whore, slut, or telling me I had AIDS.” She says management […]

  • Record heat forces some Denver schools to dismiss early

    DENVER — As summer weather drags on, water bottles and fans can be found filling some Denver Public Schools classrooms as kids try to beat the heat. There are 88 DPS schools built before air conditioning was invented. That’s about 45% of the district’s buildings. And sometimes the attempts at keeping cool just aren’t enough to ensure student safety. That’s why six schools decided on early dismissal Friday. Jen Henderson was at Asbury Elementary at 11:30 to pick up her […]