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  • Broncos quarterback Brock Osweiler warms up before the game against the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field on Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015. (Photo: David Banks/Getty Images)

    Broncos’ Brock Osweiler named AFC Player of the Week

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Quarterback Brock Osweiler was named AFC Player of the Week on Wednesday for his performance in the Broncos’ 17-15 win over the Chicago Bears on Sunday. Osweiler made his first career NFL start in place of the injured Peyton Manning. He completed 20 of 27 passes for 250 yards, two touchdowns and no interceptions, finishing with a 127.1 passer rating. Osweiler, in his fourth season, will start at least two more games, Sunday against the unbeaten New […]

  • A well at an oil/gas facility in Strasburg caught fire on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015.

    Fire breaks out at oil and gas facility in Strasburg

    STRASBURG, Colo. — A fire broke out at an oil and gas facility on Wednesday morning. The fire happened near Wolf Creek Road and East Jewell Avenue. Crews were working to put out the blaze, which was burning in a building and a storage tank. It’s unclear what started the fire and there has been no word on any injuries.

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    Second suspect in bank robbery, carjacking, shootings arrested

    LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Lakewood police working in conjunction with the FBI arrested a second suspect on Tuesday in connection to a violent bank robbery, carjacking and shootings that took place in Lakewood and Sheridan last week. Police said Tyrone Javonne Richardson, 31, was taken into custody in the 1000 block of Sable Boulevard about 2 p.m. Tuesday. Police said in a news release that Richardson was taken into custody in part thanks to a tip. The arrest came on the […]

  • Wildfire causes damage in El Paso County

    Wildfire damages one house, some outbuildings as it burned several hundred acres in El Paso County

    EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. — A quick-moving wildfire damaged one house and a few out buildings Tuesday afternoon in El Paso County before it was contained. Three people were treated on site for minor smoke inhalation, but all three declined transport to the hospital, according to the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office. A voluntary evacuation order was put in place for residents in a 12-square-mile area because of a wildfire burning east of Colorado Springs on Tuesday. About 30-40 households […]

  • A homeless man was shot four times near Curtis Street and Park Avenue West on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015.

    Three injured in separate overnight Denver shootings

    DENVER — Police are investigating three shootings that happened in a two-hour span in Denver early Tuesday morning and said a white Ford Explorer might be connected to them. A homeless man was shot just after 3 a.m. near Curtis Street and Park Avenue West, the Denver Police Department said. The man was shot four times and taken to a hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries. About 5 a.m., a victim was shot in the leg near 24th Street and Glenarm Place. […]

  • A driver was shot in the Montbello neighborhood on Monday, Nov. 23, 2015.

    Man found shot inside vehicle in Montbello dies

    DENVER — A man was killed after being found shot inside a vehicle in the Montbello neighborhood early Monday morning, the Denver Police Department said. Police responded to shots fired near Peoria Street and East 47th Avenue where the found the victim inside the vehicle. The victim was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. He has not been identified. Northbound Peoria was closed at 47th and several police officers were on the scene investigating the shooting. No […]

  • Police arrive on the scene of an active shooter situation in Sheridan on Nov. 18, 2015.

    Sheridan schools closed Thursday as manhunt for suspects continues

    SHERIDAN, Colo. — All schools in Sheridan will be closed Thursday because suspects involved in a violent crime spree remained at large, Superintendent Michael Clough said Wednesday night. Police are still searching for several suspects still on the loose after two people were shot and another person was assaulted during a carjacking Wednesday morning. Police are searching for three or four suspects who Sheridan police say were involved in a crime spree that began with a bank robbery before progressing to a carjacking […]

  • A woman died in a head-on crash with a semitruck on South University Avenue in Centennial on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015.

    University Boulevard reopens after woman dies in head-on crash with semitruck

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. — A woman died in a crash involving a semitruck on South University Boulevard early Thursday morning, the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office said. The crash happened just after 1 a.m. and closed both directions of University between East Otero Avenue and South Gaylord Way, the sheriff’s office said. University reopened at 8:45 a.m. Investigators said a CRV was traveling southbound on University when it crossed over and slammed into the semitruck that was traveling northbound. The woman driver […]

  • Two K9s with the Douglas County Sheriff's Office have been outfitted with bulletproof vests. (Photos: Douglas County Sheriff's Office)

    Two Douglas County sheriff’s K-9s get bulletproof vests

    CASTLE ROCK, Colo. — Two K-9s with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office received ballistic vests after a nationwide Groupon fundraiser brought in more than $39,000. The Good Pet Collection campaign for Groupon Grassroots was held in May. It raised money to purchase police K-9s with bullet and stab protective vests. Scooter and Atlas with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office will be outfitted with the vests, which cost $1,050 apiece. Groupon Grassroots chose Vested Interest in K-9s, a nationwide nonprofit, as […]

  • (Photo: Wheat Ridge Police Department)

    Witness turns out to be suspect in shooting death of man in Wheat Ridge

    WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. — A woman who was believed to be a witness in the shooting death of a man in a Walgreen’s parking lot turned herself in to police and was booked on second-degree murder charges Tuesday night, the Wheat Ridge Police Department said. Police said Wenona Sims Begay, 26, saw her picture through the media after it was captured on surveillance video. During an interview with police, it was determined she was involved in the shooting death of […]