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    Bust of John Denver goes missing during Halloween ball at 1st Bank Center

    BROOMFIELD, Colo. — A bronze bust of John Denver went missing during a Halloween ball on Tuesday night at the 1st Bank Center. It happened during KBPI-FM’s Saints and Sinners ball. The bronze bust was pried off its base inside the arena, and the station is asking whoever took it to return it unharmed to the station, no questions asked. On its Facebook page, 1st Bank Center says the statue belongs to the Colorado Music Hall of Fame. It was […]

  • Nurse Kaci Hickkox, who is under a forced quarantine after she treated Ebola patients in West Africa, defied orders and went for a bike ride in Fort Kent, Maine, on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. (Credit: CNN)

    Nurse defies forced Ebola quarantine, goes on bike ride

    FORT KENT, Maine — Maine nurse Kaci Hickox — whom state officials have asked to observe a quarantine until an Ebola incubation period has passed — and her boyfriend left a home on bicycles Thursday morning. Two police vehicles that had been parked outside the home followed them. Kickcox, who recently treated Ebola patients in West Africa, had been ordered by the state to remain home for 21 days. The 33-year-old vowed earlier to ignore the order. She has shown […]

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    Republicans maintain lead in early-election ballots

    DENVER — Registered Republicans have turned in the most ballots with less than a week to go until the deadline for the first all-mail election in the state, the Colorado Secretary of State announced Wednesday. As of Wednesday, 905,500 ballots have been submitted, with 379, 250 coming from registered Republicans and 294,648 from registered Democrats. Unaffiliated voters or another party made up the rest.  RELATED: Voter Turnout Oct. 29 The most ballots have come from Jefferson County (124,806), followed by […]

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    60-year-old man shot to death in Arapahoe County Wal-Mart parking lot

    ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. — A 60-year-old man was shot and killed in the parking lot of a Wal-Mart on Monday night. It happened about 8:45 p.m. at 1412 S. Parker Road, the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office said. The man was found face down in the parking lot suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, deputies said. He was transported to Aurora South Hospital and Medical Center, where he died. Deputies detained 54-year-old Daniel Fougner, a transient, in connection with the shooting. After […]

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    Fugitive wanted in metro-area attacks caught in New York

    FORT EDWARD, N.Y. — A fugitive wanted in multiple cases of sex assault, kidnapping and robbery who was believed to be hiding in the Denver metro area, was apprehended in New York late Tuesday night. Gregory Lewis, 26, was arrested after driving into the Hudson River while trying to flee from a traffic stop, Massachusetts State Police said. Lewis is wanted in Colorado in connection with sex assault, kidnapping and robbery charges. Denver Police said last week they believed Lewis […]

  • Arvada Police say 157 vehicles were vandalized in large-scale criminal mischief on Monday night, Oct. 27, 2014. (Credit: Arvada Police Department)

    Over 170 vehicles vandalized overnight in Arvada

    ARVADA, Colo. — More than 170 cars, boats, vans and garages were tagged by someone who may be a Denver Broncos fan. All of the victims’ property was hit with an orange ‘D’ much like the ‘D’ in the old Broncos’ logo. “We can’t understand why kids would do stuff like this,” said Joe Noolund. “To destroy someone’s property or to cause us to have to try to clean it up is just sad, they need to get a job.” […]

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    Former Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey retiring from NFL

    DENVER — Champ Bailey, the 12-time Pro Bowl cornerback who starred for 10 seasons with the Broncos, has decided to retire to pursue other opportunities, his agent Jack Reale told ESPN’s Adam Schefter on Tuesday. Despite interest from teams, Champ Bailey has decided to retire from NFL to pursue other career opportunities, agent Jack Reale said Tues. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 28, 2014 Bailey, 36, was cut by the Broncos in March, a move that saved the team $10 […]

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    Body found near Sports Authority Field; police don’t believe it’s man missing from Broncos game

    DENVER — A body of man was found near Sports Authority Field at Mile High on Tuesday morning, but it’s not believed to be that of a Kremmling man who went missing during the Broncos’ game last week, the Denver Police Department said. #BREAKING (1/2): DPD investigating death on east side of i25, near @SportsAuthField. Male vic not believed 2 b missing person #PaulKitterman — Denver Police Dept. (@DenverPolice) October 28, 2014 #BREAKING (2/2): Circumstance of death still under investigation. […]

  • A plane crashed at Boulder Municipal Airport and burst into flames on Monday, Oct. 27, 2014.

    One dead after plane crashes on takeoff from Boulder Municipal Airport

    BOULDER, Colo. — One person was killed after a single-engine plane crashed and burst into flames after taking off from Boulder Municipal Airport on Monday morning, the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office said. The plane went down on Independence Road, which is on the north side of the airport, about 7:40 a.m. Monday afternoon, the National Gay Pilots Association identified the pilot as their executive director Steven Moore. On their Facebook page, the NGPA said, “It is with greatest sadness that […]

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    Stabbing near State Capitol leaves one injured; suspect arrested

    DENVER — One person was arrested in connection with a stabbing Monday morning near the State Capitol. The stabbing left one person injured and happened about 10 a.m. near Grant Street and East 14th Avenue, the Denver Police Department said. BREAKING: DPD at a stabbing at Colfax & Grant 1 Vic. Xported & 1 suspect in custody. 14th Grant St closed for investigation. — Denver Police Dept. (@DenverPolice) October 27, 2014 The intersection was closed as police investigated. The severity […]