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  • Crash at Colorado and 52nd

    Off-duty Adams County sheriff’s deputy seriously injured in crash

    COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — An off-duty Adams County sheriff’s deputy on his way to work was injured in a crash involving a truck on Thursday morning, the Commerce City Police Department said. Numerous agencies responded to the crash at Colorado Boulevard and East 52nd Avenue. The crash caused a fuel leak. The off-duty deputy, who was traveling in an unmarked vehicle, was pulled out of the vehicle and taken to a hospital with unknown injuries. Colorado Boulevard was closed from East 52nd […]

  • Operational difficulties at several A Line crossings delayed service on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016.

    RTD A Line slowly returning to normal after crossing issues cause ‘severe’ delays

    DENVER — RTD’s A Line to Denver International Airport suffered “operational difficulties” at several crossings on Wednesday morning, leading to “severe” delays in service. The crossings at York, Clayton, Steele and Dahlia streets were affected, leading to the delays. RTD did not say specifically what the difficulties were. Crossing guards put up cones to hold traffic as trains passed through the crossings. “Please allow extra travel time during the next few hours as we work diligently to fix the issue,” […]

  • Marcellous Lard

    Missing 11-year-old at-risk boy from Aurora found safe by ‘keen citizen’

    AURORA, Colo. — An 11-year-old at-risk boy who went missing Tuesday night was found safe Wednesday morning by a “keen citizen” who recognized his picture on the morning news, the Aurora Police Department said. Marcellous Lard was last seen at his home in the 14800 block of East Second Avenue. He is described as 5-foot-1 and weighing 90 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a gray polo shirt, blue jeans, and gray- and white-colored […]

  • A woman was injured in an armed carjacking in Lakewood on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016.

    Woman injured in armed carjacking in Lakewood

    LAKEWOOD, Colo. — A woman suffered minor injures in an armed carjacking Wednesday morning, the Lakewood Police Department said. The incident happened about 5:30 a.m. near Sheridan Boulevard and West Fifth Avenue, police said. One shot was fired but no one was hit by the bullet, police said. The woman suffered minor scratches and was taken to a hospital to be treated. Police have not released any suspect information.

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    Remains found near Berthoud Falls could be of missing skier

    CLEAR CREEK COUNTY, Colo. — Unidentified human remains were recovered near Berthoud Falls on Sunday, the Clear Creek Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday. The sheriff’s office along with 60 searchers from several agencies were looking for 42-year-old backcountry skier Jeremy Rich, who failed to return home from a ski trip on Jan. 28. It was the second major search effort for Rich, who is from the Denver metro area. A search in June was unsuccessful. The discovery Sunday was at the […]

  • A rollover crash near the Chief Hosa exit closed eastbound Interstate 70 on Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016.

    Eastbound I-70 reopens near Evergreen after accident

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — Eastbound Interstate 70 was closed for about 40 minutes Tuesday because of a rollover accident, the Colorado State Patrol said. The crash happened about 6:40 a.m. near the Chief Hosa exit. It’s the exit between the exits for Evergreen and Genesee. A single vehicle rolled at least once and at least one person was injured, CSP said. It’s not known how many people were in the vehicle or the extent of their injuries. Two lanes of […]

  • An armed suspect was shot by SWAT team members at Sheridan Boulevard and West First Avenue in Lakewood on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016.

    Armed suspect shot by SWAT team dies after 3-hour Lakewood standoff

    LAKEWOOD, Colo. — An armed suspect has died after being shot by SWAT team members during a standoff early Saturday morning, the Lakewood Police Department said. Police responded to a parking lot in the 100 block of Sheridan Boulevard about 4:20 a.m. to locate a man wanted on seven warrants. After finding a vehicle in the area, police found the wanted man, who produced what was believed to be a weapon, police said. Officers backed away and set up containment on the […]

  • One person was killed and two others were injured in a crash that closed Clear Creek Canyon on Monday, Aug. 15, 2016. (Photo: Colorado State Patrol)

    One killed, 2 injured in alcohol-related crash in Clear Creek Canyon

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — One person was killed and two others were injured in a crash that closed Clear Creek Canyon early Monday morning, the Colorado State Patrol said. The CSP said the crash “appears to be a case of alcohol-fueled birthday celebration” plus “excessive speed gone horribly wrong.” It happened near mile marker 268. The vehicle landed upside down in the creek. Two people were transported to hospitals with with moderate to severe injuries but are expected to survive, […]

  • springfire

    Voluntary evacuation orders issued for brush fire on Western Slope

    PARACHUTE, Colo. — A voluntary evacuation order was issued Saturday afternoon after a fire in unincorporated Mesa County grew to more than 500 acres, the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office said. Homes in the Housetop Mesa Estates subdivision, and areas of Housetop Mountain Road and County Road 306 are under the order. The area is southwest of Parachute and east of Grand Junction. The Spring Creek 2 Fire, which started Friday afternoon, is expected to continue to grow, posing a risk to […]

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    8 horses killed in Adams County barn fire

    ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. — Eight horses died in an early-morning barn fire Saturday, Brighton Fire Rescue said. Crews from Brighton and the South Adams County Fire Department were dispatched about 2 a.m. for a possible grass fire near East 112th Avenue and Picadilly Road. But firefighters found the fire was actually at East 118th Avenue and Picadilly and that it was barn fire. Firefighters got it under control, but eight horses could not be rescued. The barn was declared a total loss and […]