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    Bond set at $50,000 for driver arrested for hitting Denver officers during East High walkout

    DENVER — Christopher Booker, the man accused of colliding with Denver police officers during a walkout by East High School students down East Colfax Avenue in December, was ordered held on $50,000 bond by a Denver District Court judge Thursday morning. Four officers on bicycles who were escorting the students were hit at Colfax and High Street. One of the officers, John Adsit, suffered critical injuries and spent 11 weeks in the hospital. Investigators said Booker, 42, lost control of […]

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    Police: Longmont man stabbed over Facebook post

    LONGMONT, Colo. — For the fourth time in two weeks, there has been a stabbing in Longmont, and this time, police say it was over Facebook postings. The Longmont Police Department said that at about 9 p.m. Wednesday, two men from the Denver area drove to the 300 block of 23rd Avenue where they say they confronted a 25-year-old man over Facebook posts. The victim then was pulled from his apartment and was stabbed by one of the suspects, police […]

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    13-year-old boy shoots brothers, kills himself after food fight

    HUDSON, Fla. — A 13-year-old Florida boy killed his 6-year-old brother and wounded an older sibling after a food disagreement — then committed suicide with the same gun, authorities said. “This is a nightmare when you hear about the ages of these boys,” Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco said. “A 6-year-old that was probably playing in his room, an argument over food and he lost his life.” The incident took place Wednesday at a mobile home park that the shooter […]

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    Woman suffers potential life-threatening injuries after being struck by car in Arvada

    ARVADA, Colo. — A female pedestrian was transported to a hospital with possible life-threatening injuries after being struck by a car on Wadsworth Boulevard on Wednesday morning, the Arvada Fire District said. Auto/Ped accident @ 80 & Wads. 1 person transported by AFPD with possible life-threatening injuries. — Arvada Fire District (@ArvadaFire) March 25, 2015 HAPPENING NOW: @ArvadaPolice working SBI accident, 80th & Wads. Alt routes advised. PIO en route and will update shortly. #cotraffic — Arvada Police (@ArvadaPolice) March […]

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    Michelle Wilkins, pregnant woman stabbed for baby, released from hospital

    LONGMONT, Colo. — Michelle Wilkins, the pregnant woman who was stabbed and had her baby cut from her womb, has been released from the hospital, the family confirmed Wednesday. “Michelle is out of the hospital and in a safe place,” her family writes on Wilkins’ GoFundMe page. “As you might imagine, we’re navigating troubled waters one would never want to see in a lifetime. “The issues to be dealt with now are coming like tsunamis, but she has family and […]

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    Man shot in Denver parking lot overnight, expected to survive

    DENVER — One person was shot in a parking lot early Wednesday morning but is expected to survive, the Denver Police Department said. The shooting happened about 12:30 a.m. at Bruce Randolph Avenue and York Street. Someone just got shot at Bruce Randolph and York in #Denver, a few blocks from the recent homicide scene on Race St. pic.twitter.com/xZjeP6uRTu — Mark Loiseau (@markloiseau) March 25, 2015 The identity of the man was not released and police did not release any […]

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    Northbound I-25 fully reopened after three-vehicle crash

    DENVER — Northbound Interstate 25 was closed at Sixth Avenue for nearly an hour Tuesday morning after a three-vehicle accident resulted in a truck crashing on top of another vehicle, according to the Denver Police Department. The accident happened at Interstate 25 and Eighth Avenue just after 10 a.m. when a truck pulling a trailer went out of control and another truck swerved to miss the truck. RELATED: Traffic updates A large flatbed truck then drove up onto the top […]

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    One driver critically injured after three-vehicle involving two semis shuts down I-70

    AURORA, Colo. — Westbound Interstate 70 was shut down for more than two hours at Airport Boulevard on Tuesday morning after a three-vehicle crash involving two semitrailers, the Aurora Police Department said. Police say traffic was slowing because of rush-hour traffic when a semitrailer driver failed to recognize the congestion and ran into the back of a full-size pickup truck. The impact forced the pickup truck into the back of another semitrailer that was in front of it. There was […]

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    Vail Resorts expands free lift tickets program to children from kindergarten to fifth grade

    BROOMFIELD, Colo. — Vail Resorts announced Monday it is expanding its free skiing and riding program for all children in kindergarten to fifth grade. The Epic SchoolKids Colorado Pack program includes four free days of skiing at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone during the 2015-16 season and one free full-day beginner lesson that includes rental equipment in January 2016. Vail Resorts’ previous program allowed a fifth-grader to ski for free in the School of Shred program, earning the child […]

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    Olympic gold-medalist swimmer Missy Franklin turning pro

    NEW YORK — Missy Franklin, the Colorado swimmer who vaulted onto the national spotlight at the 2012 Olympics in London, announced Monday she will leave the University of California after two years and will turn pro, 16 months ahead of the Olympics in Brazil. Franklin, who graduated from Regis Jesuit High School in Aurora in 2013 and whose parents live in Centennial, won four gold medals at the 2012 Games and held off turning pro because she wanted to experience […]