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  • Paiute Peak rises above Brainard Lake Recreation Area.

    Denver woman falls 100 feet to death on Paiute Peak

    BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. — A 44-year-old Denver woman died Sunday after falling about 100 feet onto a snow bank in a crevasse on Paiute Peak, the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office said Monday. Because of where the woman fell, rescue crews had to abandon trying to recover the body Sunday night and went into an extensive recovery Monday that is expected to last hours and require the use of a helicopter. Rescue personnel and deputies responded to a call at 8:20 […]

  • One person was killed in a two-vehicle crash at 23rd Avenue and Federal Boulevard on Monday, July 27, 2015.

    Teenager arrested after deadly Federal Boulevard car crash

    DENVER — A 17-year-old was arrested early Monday morning after a person was killed in car crash on Federal Boulevard. The Denver Police Department said two vehicles collided at Federal Boulevard and 23rd Avenue about 3 a.m., with one of the vehicles rolling over. Three people — two males and one female — were taken to a hospital, but the female victim died en route. One of the male victims was seriously injured but is expected to survive and the […]

  • One killed, one injured in Weld County single-vehicle rollover crash

    WELD COUNTY, Colo. — One person was killed and one other person was injured after a single-vehicle rollover crash in Weld County on Monday morning, the Colorado State Patrol said. The crash happened about 7 a.m. at Weld County Road 10 and Weld County Road 63, about six miles southwest of Keenesburg. The person who was injured was helicoptered from the scene. That person’s condition was not known. The identities of those involved in the crash were not released. The […]

  • A Quinnipiac University poll released Monday, July 27, 2015, showed 63 percent of Colorado voters are in favor of the death penalty for the Aurora theater shooter, while 32 percent want him to receive life in prison with no chance of parole.

    Poll: 63 percent of Colorado voters support death penalty for Aurora theater shooter

    DENVER — A Quinnipiac University poll released Monday morning showed 63 percent of Colorado voters are in favor of the death penalty for the Aurora theater shooter, while 32 percent want him to receive life in prison with no chance of parole. The shooter was convicted July 16 of 165 counts, including 24 counts of first-degree murder, for the massacre in an Aurora movie theater on July 20, 2012, that killed 12 people and injured 70 others. RELATED: Complete, in-depth […]

  • A vehicle crashed into the building that houses radio station KFKA in Greeley on Sunday, July 26, 2015. (Photo: Greeley Police Department)

    Car slams into building housing Colorado’s oldest commercial radio station

    GREELEY, Colo. — A driver suffered life-threatening injuries after crashing his vehicle into a building that houses Colorado’s oldest commercial radio station late Sunday night, the Greeley Police Department said. Investigators said the driver of the Chevrolet Impala was speeding while traveling at a high rate of speed northbound on 11th Avenue when he lost control and crashed into the building that houses radio station KFKA 1310 AM about 11:20 p.m. The vehicle caught fire, but witnesses were able to […]

  • Dynel Lane appeared in Boulder County District Court on Thursday, July 23, 2015.

    Dynel Lane pleads not guilty in March attack of pregnant woman

    BOULDER, Colo. — Dynel Lane, who is accused of luring a pregnant Michelle Wilkins to her Longmont home with a Craigslist ad for baby clothes before stabbing and cutting her unborn baby from her womb, pleaded not guilty in the attack Thursday. Lane appeared before Boulder County District Court Judge Judge Maria E. Berkenkotter. Boulder County District Attorney Stan Garnett told he court he wanted a two-week jury trial. Lane said she was willing to waive her right to a […]

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    Judge’s injunction blocks bong-a-thon party in southwest Colorado

    CORTEZ, Colo. — A Montezuma County District Court judge issued a restraining order to stop the annual bong-a-thon marijuana party in the tiny southwest Colorado town of Stoner. The Cortez Journal reported Judge Todd Plewe issued a 14-day order that all but stops the 32nd annual Colorado Invitational Bong-A-Thon, which was scheduled for July 31 to Aug. 2. Montezuma County commissioners last month denied a permit for the competitive pot-smoking party, saying the application was incomplete. Montezuma County Sheriff Steve […]

  • A Denver-to-Los Angeles United Airlines flight made an emergency landing in Grand Junction on Wednesday, July 22, 2015. (Photo: Grand Junction Fire Department)

    Denver-to-Los Angeles United flight makes emergency landing in Grand Junction

    GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — A United Airlines flight from Denver to Los Angeles made an emergency landing and was evacuated at Grand Junction Regional Airport on Wednesday morning, fire officials said. United Flight 447 took off from Denver International Airport at 8:25 a.m. and was over southeast Utah when it diverted to Grand Junction. It landed about 9:27 a.m., according to FlightAware after there was a reported loss of cabin pressure during the flight. One person was taken to a […]

  • A man was killed after being shot near a popular hangout just north of the Colorado State University campus on Tuesday, July 21, 2015.

    Arrest made in fatal shooting of man near CSU campus

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. — A man was fatally shot near a popular hangout just north of the Colorado State University campus Tuesday night and a suspect is in custody on suspicion of second-degree murder, the Fort Collins Police Department said Wednesday. Police responded just before 11 p.m. to a report of a man lying in an alley near the Alley Cat Coffee House (120 W. Laurel St.) having suffered what appeared to be multiple gunshot wounds. The man was taken […]

  • A new switchable pass is needed to use the U.S. 36 Express Lanes beginning July 22.

    Tolls on U.S. 36 Express Lanes begin today

    DENVER — Phase 1 of the U.S. 36 Express Lanes are open for a test run, but they won’t be free for much longer. The Colorado Department of Transportation said that starting July 22, drivers will have to start paying tolls using an ExpressToll pass unless drivers are carpooling. The toll lanes are open from Federal Boulevard to 88th Street in Louisville/Superior. CDOT said drivers should get an ExpressToll account and pass before July 22. Carpoolers need the new switchable […]