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  • 6 people, including 4 juveniles, injured after vehicle goes off I-70

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — Six people, including four juveniles, were injured after a rollover crash on eastbound Interstate 70 at the Lookout Mountain exit on Sunday, the Colorado State Patrol said. The crash was reported at mile marker 256 about 10:30 a.m. when a 2000 Dodge SUV rolled over, according to authorities. Two male juveniles were taken to Children’s Hospital Colorado, and one male juvenile and one female juvenile were taken to St. Anthony Hospital. The extent of their injuries […]

  • Have fun and get home safe on New Year’s Eve

    DENVER — Law enforcement agencies across Colorado have stepped up patrols for the final DUI enforcement period of 2017. The enforcement period runs through Tuesday. “So far, there have been 226 impairment-related traffic fatalities on Colorado roads in 2017, exceeding last year’s total of 191 impairment-involved deaths,” the Colorado Department of Transportation said. CDOT suggests several tips to keep celebrations safer. Have plenty of food and nonalcoholic beverages available. Stop serving alcohol at least an hour before the end of […]

  • Thousands of folding bicycles recalled over fall hazard

    Brompton has issued a voluntary recall for roughly 8,400 Folding Brompton Bicycles because the bottom bracket can break, which may cause you to fall. Bicycles with the following serial numbers are being recalled: 1403284144 to 1705150001 The recalled bikes were manufactured from  April 2014 through May 2017. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, no injures or incidents have been reported. You can contact an authorized Brompton dealer to get a new bottom bracket cartridge installed for free.

  • Fiber optic Christmas trees recalled due to fire hazard

    Melville Direct has issued a recall for hundreds of fiber optic Christmas trees because the AC power adapter can overheat, which poses a fire hazard. The recall involves about 1,700 Bits and Pieces Fiber Optic indoor plug in Christmas trees. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, 449 instances of the adapter overheating have been reported and one injury was reported. The recall includes the 18 inch tree (item number 43560) and the 31 inch tree (item number 43559). The trees were […]

  • 656 drivers arrested during Holiday Parties DUI enforcement period

    DENVER – Law enforcement agencies across Colorado just wrapped up their latest DUI enforcement period and nearly 100 more people were arrested this year when compared to 2016. Officers arrested 656 impaired drivers this year and 568 drivers were arrested during the same enforcement period last year, the Colorado Department of Transportation said. The holiday part DUI enforcement period ran from Dec. 1-11. “According to preliminary data, 220 people have died in impairment-related crashes in Colorado this year, exceeding last year’s […]

  • Pier 1 Imports glass pumpkins recalled

    A recall has been issued for around 16,600 of Pier 1 Imports’ decorative clear glass pumpkins with wooden stems due to a laceration hazard. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the stems can break off when you pick the decoration up, which may cause the base to fall and you could cut yourself. The glass pumpkins were sold from June 2017 through November 2017 and they come in two sizes, small (SKU 3202753) and medium (SKU 3202766). Customers can […]

  • West Elm recalls thousands of lamps over shock hazard

    WASHINGTON — A recall has been issued for about 43,000 of West Elm’s Industrial Task table lamps because of an electric shock risk. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the adjustable joint could potentially cut or fray the electrical wire that runs through the lamp. No injures have been reported, but 24 instances of lamps shorting, sparking or getting hot have been reported, according to the CPSC. Some models have a USB port. Those are also being recalled. Lamps with […]

  • Bourbon taster glasses recalled over laceration hazard

    WASHINGTON — Libbey Glass has issued a recall for about 229,000 of its eight-ounce Bourbon Taster Glasses because the glass can break while being used. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, no injures have been reported, but Libbey did get two reports of glasses breaking. The glasses were sold individually and in sets of four, from May through October. Customers will find one of the following three logos on the bottom of the glass: “Kentucky Bourbon Trail,” “Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft […]

  • More than 600 impaired drivers arrested during Thanksgiving DUI enforcement period

    DENVER — For many in Colorado, the Thanksgiving holiday did not end as expected. Law enforcement across the state arrested 613 drivers during this year’s Thanksgiving enforcement period, the Colorado Department of Transportation said. That’s up from 522 drivers during this same period in 2016. The number of fatal impaired driving crashes have also gone up this year. There have been 193 deaths because of impaired driving crashes as of Oct. 31, CDOT said. There were 170 at the same […]

  • Volunteers in Denver wrap gifts for children and adults with developmental disabilities

    DENVER — Some local volunteers are spreading holiday cheer one present at a time. On Wednesday, volunteers got together to wrap presents for Laradon’s Adopt A Family program. “Many individuals that we serve here at Laradon, and some of our front line staff, have families that are in great need. In order to fully enjoy the holidays, they need some extra support,” the non-profit said in a post online. Laradon provides education, training, employment opportunities and support for people with development disabilities. The Colorado Elks Association has […]

  • Toys R Us recalls clay craft kits

    WASHINGTON — Toys R Us has issued a recall for “totally me!” clay craft kits because the clay could contain mold. Exposure to the mold could pose a health risk to people with “compromised immune systems,  damaged lungs or an allergy to mold,” according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. The recalled kits were sold from January through October at Babies R Us and Toys R Us stores across the country. The model number AD11244 is being recalled. It can be found on the bottom […]

  • Carabiners recalled due to injury, death risk

    WASHINGTON — Omega Pacific has issued a recall for its G-FIRST series aluminum carabiners because the product can break while being used, posing an injury or death risk. No incidents or injuries have been reported, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. The recall involves six models and the units were sold in silver, black and red. Consumers can find “Omega-17 UL Classified USA” printed on the front and “Meets NFPA 1983 17ED MBS kN 40 G” on the back. The carabiners have a two-digit […]

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