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    12 injured after tour buses carrying crews of music bands crash with semis on I-70

    AURORA, Colo. — Two buses carrying crew members for a country band and an indie band were involved in an accident with two semitrailers on a foggy and rainy stretch of Interstate 70 at E-470 on Friday morning, leaving 12 people injured, the Colorado State Patrol said. The accident happened about 8:20 a.m. when CSP says a 1998 Prevost bus rear-ended a Freightliner semitrailer that was stopped in traffic. The driver of the semitrailer said there was extreme fog at […]

  • A carport collapsed because of heavy snow at an Aurora apartment complex on Friday, April 17, 2015.

    Two carports in Aurora collapse under weight of heavy snow

    AURORA, Colo. — Two carports collapsed under heavy, wet snow at two apartment complexes in Aurora on Friday morning. The Aurora Fire Department said a carport collapsed about 1:30 a.m. at a complex at 12513 E. Kansas Drive. Heavy, damaging eight to 10 vehicles. There were no injuries. About 4:30 a.m., a carport collapsed at 2134 S. Richfield Way. Three vehicles were under the collapse. There were no injuries.

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    Slow-moving storm to continue lingering over Denver, Front Range

    DENVER — A slow-moving, powerful spring snowstorm will continue to impact Denver and the Front Range on Friday after already dropping heavy amounts of rain and snow, and causing traffic closures and backups on Interstate 70. Waves of rain and snow showers are expected throughout the day Friday. Denver set a record for April 16 with 1.22 inches of precipitation recorded at Denver International Airport, including 4.1 inches of snow. RELATED: School closures and delays Westbound Interstate 70 was closed […]

  • Up to 10 vehicles were involved in an accident on eastbound Interstate 70 near Lookout Mountain on Thursday, April 16, 2015. (Photo: Tammy Vigil)

    I-70 reopened after weather-related accidents; more rain, snow on the way

    DENVER — Interstate 70 was reopened in both directions Thursday morning after several accidents related to heavy snowfall from a strong spring storm closed it in several locations, the Colorado Department of Transportation said. Eastbound Interstate 70 was closed in Silver Plume just after 8 a.m. because of several accidents on Georgetown Hill. EB I-70 closed near Silverplume b/c multiple accidents on Georgetown Hill;No reopen time — CDOT (@ColoradoDOT) April 16, 2015 Westbound Interstate 70 was closed in Georgetown at […]

  • Skinner Middle School was placed on lockdown after two guns and a smoke device were brought on campus on Friday, April 10, 2015.

    Boys accused of bringing guns, device to Skinner Middle School charged with felonies

    DENVER — The three boys arrested last week after two guns and a smoke device were brought to Skinner Middle School have been charged with felonies, the Denver District Attorney’s Office announced Thursday. Two of the boys, ages 14 and 12,  will be charged with possession of a weapon on school grounds, a Class 6 felony, and possession of a handgun by a juvenile, a Class 2 misdemeanor. The third boy, 12, will face an explosive hoax charge, a Class […]

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    One killed after vehicle plows under King Soopers semitrailer

    LAKEWOOD, Colo. — One person was killed after the vehicle he was driver crashed under a King Soopers semitrailer early Thursday morning, the Lakewood Police Department said. The crash happened about 2:15 a.m. at the intersection of South Wadsworth Boulevard and West Jewell Avenue. The semitrailer was traveling eastbound on Jewell and turning left onto Wadsworth when a car traveling southbound on Wadsworth ran a red light and went under the truck, police said. The top of the vehicle was […]

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    GOP, citing Michelle Wilkins case, introduces fetal homicide bill in state House

    DENVER — State Republican legislators introduced a bill in the state Senate on Tuesday that would make the killing of a fetus a homicide in certain cases. The bill was inspired by the case of Michelle Wilkins, the Longmont woman who was seven months pregnant when police said she responded to an ad on Craigslist for baby clothes on March 18 and the seller, Dynel Lane, attacked her, opened her womb and took the baby girl, leaving Wilkins bleeding in […]

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    One person dead in early-morning house fire in Castle Rock

    CASTLE ROCK, Colo. — A man in his 50s was killed Wednesday after an early-morning house fire, the Castle Rock Fire Department said. The two-alarm fire was first reported about 4:45 a.m. at 3914 Morning Glory Drive in the Meadows subdivision, near Castle View High School. Castle Rock House Fire.@kdvr pic.twitter.com/p9qmCEAx6k — Gregory Nieto (@greg_nieto) April 15, 2015 FFs confirm: 1 male dead in castle rock house fire.@kdvr pic.twitter.com/zDIdPmU4C8 — Gregory Nieto (@greg_nieto) April 15, 2015 Castle Rock fire investigators […]

  • The return envelopes for ballots in Denver's municipal election were printed with the wrong date. The election is May 5. Any runoff election would be held June 2. (Photo; Chuck Hickey)

    Some Denver election ballot return envelopes printed with wrong date

    DENVER — Some return envelopes for ballots for the May 5 municipal election in Denver were printed with the wrong deadline date, the Denver Elections Division confirmed Tuesday night. The envelopes say the ballots for the all-mail-in election are due no later than 7 p.m. June 2 instead of 7 p.m. May 5. June 2 is when any runoff election would be held. “This error has no effect on the voter’s ballots, but they need to be aware that ballots […]

  • The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man they say was seen taking $1,200 worth of electronics out of a Littleton Wal-Mart. (Photo: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office)

    Man seen making off with $1,200 worth of electronics from Littleton Wal-Mart

    LITTLETON, Colo. — Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputies are looking for a man who they say made off with $1,200 worth of Sony PlayStations and external hard drives for the gaming systems from a Wal-Mart store. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office said the man entered the store at 13420 W. Coal Mine Ave. at 5:45 a.m. on April 5. He is seen on surveillance video getting a shopping cart and struggling to open a locked display case. After a few minutes, […]