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  • Sylvie Lamontagne of  Lakewood reacts after she misspelled her word in the finals of the 2016 National Spelling Bee on Thursday, May 26, 2016. (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

    Lakewood girl finishes fourth in National Spelling Bee

    NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Eighth-grader Sylvie Lamontagne of Lakewood finished fourth in the National Spelling Bee on Thursday night, the second year in a row she placed in the top nine. Sylvie, who attends Creighton Middle School and finished in a tie for ninth last year, correctly spelled “ekka,” “kakiemon” and “shubunkin.” After making the final four, she was eliminated after she incorrectly spelled “chaoborine.” “When I first saw the word I knew that I hadn’t seen it before, and […]

  • Two people were shot in Aurora on Thursday, May 26, 2016.

    2 injured in overnight shooting in Aurora

    AURORA, Colo. — A man and a woman were injured after being shot early Thursday morning, the Aurora Police Department said. The shooting happened just after 1 a.m. near Chester Street and 17th Avenue. Both people suffered nonlife-threatening injuries, police said. The man suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was taken to a hospital. It’s unknown how many times the woman was shot. Police have not released any information about a possible suspect.

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    Man arrested after alleged road rage, shooting in Fort Collins

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. — A man who was followed home by another driver after an alleged road rage incident retrieved a shotgun and fired at him, the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday. The man was not injured, but the man who fired the gun, 23-year-old Logan Kindall, has been arrested, the sheriff’s office said. The sheriff’s office said it received multiple reports of a possible road rage incident on Interstate 25 in Fort Collins about 5:20 p.m. Tuesday. Deputies […]

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    Suspect arrested in homicide of man in motel parking lot

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — A suspect wanted in connection with the homicide of a man in a motel parking lot has been arrested, the Adams County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday. Kenneth Ray Bastidos was taken into custody by the Flagstaff Police Department without incident and charged with first-degree murder. Bastidos is alleged to have fatally shot Michael House in the parking lot of a Super 8 at 58th Avenue and Broadway on May 4. Another suspect, Jose Ocampo, was taken into custody […]

  • A person was stabbed near the Alameda light rail station on Wednesday, May 25, 2016.

    Person stabbed near Alameda light rail station

    DENVER — One person was stabbed near the Alameda Avenue light rail station on Wednesday morning, the Denver Police Department said. The victim does not appear to have life-threatening injuries from the stabbing at 425 S. Cherokee St., police said. No one is in custody and police have not released a description on a suspect. Police are investigating what led to the stabbing

  • A pedestrian was fatally struck by a light rail train on Wednesday, May 25, 2016.

    Light rail lines reopen after pedestrian fatally struck by train

    DENVER — A pedestrian was fatally struck by a light rail train early Wednesday morning, the Denver Police Department said. The incident happened about 3:40 a.m. near the Louisiana Pearl Station. Witnesses said the victim was hit by a train on the H line. The E, F and H lines were affected as police conducted an investigation, and passengers were being placed on bus shuttles and taken to the Broadway station. At 8 a.m., RTD said the bus shuttles were […]

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    Coloradans summit Mount Everest; one shows Broncos pride

    KATHMANDU, Nepal — Three Coloradans have reached the summit of Mount Everest in the past few days and one woman showed her Broncos pride at the top of the world. Kim Hess, who lives in Steamboat Springs but is from Glenwood Springs, unfurled a Broncos flag after reaching the top of Everest on Saturday and posted a photo to Instagram. As the Dali lama put it, "the purpose of our lives is to be happy". May 21st at 5:04am as the sun […]

  • Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper

    Hickenlooper promoting book, addressing talk of being Clinton’s running mate

    NEW YORK — Gov. John Hickenlooper is making his way through the national talk show and morning show circuits this week, promoting his new book and answering questions that he might be on the shortlist to be Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s running mate. The memoir, “The Opposite of Woe: My Life in Beer and Politics,” hits bookstores Tuesday, and is a candid look about his life and his time as mayor of Denver and governor of Colorado. He talks […]

  • A man was shot during a carjacking outside an adult store in Commerce City on Monday, May 23, 2016.

    Man shot during carjacking in Commerce City adult store parking lot

    COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — A man was shot during a carjacking in the parking lot of an adult store early Monday morning, the Commerce City Police Department said. Police received a call about 5 a.m. saying the man was in the parking lot of Romantix at 48th Avenue and Pontiac Street when two people came up and demanded he get out of the vehicle in an attempt to rob him. During the altercation, one of the suspects pulled out a […]

  • A man was shot by officers near Central Park in Boulder on Sunday, May 22, 2016.

    Man shot by officers after firing gun into Boulder Creek dies

    BOULDER, Colo. — A man who was shot by police near a popular park on Sunday afternoon has died, the Boulder Police Department said Monday morning. Police received multiple reports about 2:15 p.m. Sunday of a man firing random shots into Boulder Creek near Central Park. Two officers found the gunman and when he refused to lower his weapon and continued to fire shots, both officers opened fire, police said. The suspect was taken to Boulder Community Health, where he […]