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  • Police search for suspect wanted for touching girl inappropriately at recreation center

    BOULDER, Colo. — Police are looking for a man they say inappropriately touched a young girl over her swimsuit in the pool at the East Boulder Recreation Center. The victim told officers with the Boulder Police Department it happened Sunday afternoon. The suspect is described as a white male in his 40s, about 5-foot-11 to 6-foot with a thin build and trimmed facial hair. At the time of the incident, he was wearing salmon-colored swim trunks and had two children […]

  • Castle Rock breaks ground on $60 million Riverwalk development

    CASTLE ROCK, Colo. — Colorado-based Confluence Companies released a rendering of what the new Riverwalk at Castle Rock mixed-used development is expected to look like when finished. Riverwalk will border Festival Park and include 228 apartments, 10,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space, and 30,000 square feet of office space. The first phase is scheduled to be completed in the fall of 2018, with the total project finished later that year. Officials hope it will redefine the heart of downtown […]

  • Waldo Canyon Fire destroys homes. June 2012

    Friday marks fifth anniversary of start of devastating Waldo Canyon Fire

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Friday marked five years since the start of one of the most devastating wildfires in Colorado history. The Waldo Canyon Fire burned 18,000 acres and destroyed 346 homes. While the burn scar is healing, the emotional recovery for neighbors affected by the fire has been a long and slow process. Flash flooding was a huge concern after the fire because it had been so intense. Local leaders spent at least $50 million on retention ponds and […]

  • Bill Cosby plans ‘town halls’ on sex assaults

    PHILADELPHIA — Bill Cosby is planning a series of talks on sexual assault after his sexual assault court case ended in a mistrial. Cosby’s spokesman, Andrew Wyatt, told “Good Day Alabama” they are planning town halls to talk to young people because he says “this is bigger than Bill Cosby.” Wyatt went on to say the issue can affect any young person and they need to know what they’re facing when hanging out, partying and doing things they shouldn’t be […]

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    Boulder sheriff lifts Saint Vrain River tubing ban

    LYONS, Colo. — The Boulder County sheriff rescinded the tubing ban on the Saint Vrain creeks and Saint Vrain River thanks to slowing water flow rates, effective immediately, it was announced Thursday. The ban was put in place last week for the North and South Saint Vrain creeks and the Saint Vrain River from the western Boulder County line through the entire length of the county. Only kayaks and whitewater canoes were exempt from the ban. Violators were subject to a […]

  • Best Buy soon will let customers rent gadgets

    DENVER — Best Buy is trying a new tactic to bring more customers into its stores. The electronics retailer soon will let customers to try gadgets at home before committing to buying them. Best Buy will allow customers to rent items such as cameras, wearables and audio devices through a button on the company’s website. Third-party site Lumoid will mange the rentals. Customers will earn about 20 percent off the price in Lumoid credits, which can then be applied to […]

  • 11 people indicted in mail theft ring

    DENVER — Six people are under arrest and five others are being sought after a Denver grand jury returned a 186-count indictment in connection with an alleged stolen mail and counterfeit check ring operating in the metro area. According to the indictment, Sean Jones and Kathleen Cooke were the ringleaders. They and the others are accused of collectively stealing more than $100,000 through ID theft and forgery from more than 400 people and businesses. The Denver District Attorney’s Office alleges […]

  • Denver adding more storage options for homeless

    DENVER — The city of Denver is giving its homeless population more storage options through two new trial projects. A total of 210 new storage units are being added through sidewalk storage and the expansion of day shelter storage. Ten large item storage lockers have been installed at Lawrence Street and Park Avenue West. Starting June 1, the city will add 200 medium- and small-item storage units for those people using the day shelter at St. Francis Center. “Denver Rescue […]

  • Royal Gorge Bridge and Park fights back against fake news

    FREMONT COUNTY, Colo. — Colorado’s Royal Gorge Bridge and Park is trying to put the rumor mill to rest. Officials said a post on the fake news site React365.com over the weekend said the park was closing June 1. The post was shared thousands of times, so now officials are doing damage control to stop the rumor from spreading any further. “We are open 365 days a year for at least another 90 years,” a park official said. This year, […]

  • Charges filed against driver involved in school bus crash

    DENVER — The man accused of crashing into a Denver Public Schools bus last week has been charged with vehicular assault, reckless driving, and vehicular eluding, the Denver District Attorney’s Office said Tuesday. Prosecutors say Louis Ortiz hit the bus after he blew through a stop sign at North Tejon Street and West 39th Avenue while trying to outrun officers on Thursday. The Denver Police Department said Ortiz eluded them in the same vehicle on March 30 and he took […]

  • World’s first colorless coffee promises not to stain your teeth

    LONDON — Finally, a way to enjoy your coffee without staining your teeth. A British-based company says it has come out with the first colorless coffee on the market. View this post on Instagram The first colorless coffee in the world! 📸 @sedophotography 🙏❤ #clearcoffee #coffee #gamechanger #fitness #lifestyle #whiteteeth #fitfam #london A post shared by Clear Coffee (@clrcff) on Feb 15, 2017 at 7:14am PST The company says the coffee, called CLRCFF, is made from Arabica beans and pure […]

  • Father enters insanity plea in crash that nearly killed son

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. — The father charged with attempted murder for allegedly trying to kill his 2-year-old son in a car crash pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity in an Arapahoe County courtroom on Thursday. The judge ordered Nathan Weitzel, 30, to undergo a mental health evaluation. Weitzel is alleged to have crashed his car at 65-70 mph with his unrestrained son in the vehicle. Weitzel’s son suffered a broken leg, a concussion and a cut to his forehead that […]

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