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    Man fatally shot at Adams County Super 8 motel

    ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. — A man was fatally shot at a Super 8 motel early Wednesday morning, the Adams County Sheriff’s Office said. There were reports of shots fired about 4 a.m. at the motel at 5888 Broadway, on the west side of Interstate 25 just north of East 58th Avenue. When deputies arrived, they found the person on the ground in the parking lot of the motel. “It was like pop, pop, pop, pop, pop, pop,” said a man who […]

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    Former Greeley teacher sentenced to seven years for sex with boy

    GREELEY, Colo. — A former Greeley teacher who admitted to having sex with a 12-year-old boy 40 to 50 times over the course of a year was sentenced to seven years in prison Tuesday. Katerina Bardos, 25, pleaded guilty March 3 to felony child abuse and criminal attempt to commit sexual assault on a child, the Weld County District Attorney’s Office said. Bardos was facing four to 20 years in prison. She was also sentenced to five years of mandatory […]

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    21-year-old man drowns after canoe capsizes on Loveland lake

    LOVELAND, Colo. — A 21-year-old man died Monday night after a canoe capsized on a popular lake, Loveland Fire Rescue Authority said. Two adult males were on the canoe on Boedecker Lake west of Loveland when it capsized about 8:45 p.m., officials said. One person was rescued by a bystander, but the other man could not be found. Crews did multiple dives in zero visibility in 8-10 feet of water in the north end of the lake, finally finding the victim on […]

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    Man who pleaded guilty to 1996 murder sentenced

    DENVER — A man who pleaded guilty earlier this year to the killing of a man in Denver in 1996 was sentenced Monday to 42 years in prison. Sheldon Long, 43, pleaded guilty to one count of second-degree murder. His sentence was six years short of the maximum sentence possible. On Oct. 30, 1996, Denver police responded to the 2700 block of Madison Street on a report of a shooting. They found Darryl Givens lying in the street with gunshot […]

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    Westminster man accused of killing wife with three children at home

    WESTMINSTER, Colo. — A 35-year-old mother of three was shot to death in her bathroom last week while the children were home, and her husband has been arrested and charged with murder, the Westminster Police Department said. Police responded to a call of a possible suicide in the 5800 block of 94th Place about 6 a.m. Thursday. The male caller said he heard a gunshot wound and found his wife, Molly Jean Nickal, unconscious on the bathroom floor. When officers arrived, […]

  • A fracking site in Weld County was temporarily shut down while experts determined the cause of earthquakes in May and June 2014. (Photo: KDVR)

    Colorado Supreme Court strikes down local fracking bans, moratoriums

    DENVER — The Colorado Supreme Court ruled Monday that individual cities cannot slow or ban fracking near residents because it’s a matter of state law. In 2012, Longmont voters voted to ban fracking and in 2013, Fort Collins voters approved a five-year moratorium. The oil and gas industry sued both cities in 2013, and won rulings against Fort Collins and Longmont in summer 2014. RELATED: Supreme Court ruling The cities appealed to the Colorado Court of Appeals, which asked the […]

  • One person died after being found in a living space above Rosenberg's Bagels in Denver on Monday, May 2, 2016.

    One person dies in fire above Denver deli

    DENVER — One person died early Monday morning in an apartment fire above a deli, the Denver Fire Department said. The fire broke out in a living space above Rosenberg’s Bagel and Deli in the Five Points neighborhood near East 26th Avenue and Welton Street. Seven fire crews responded just after 2:30 a.m. and found the building totally engulfed in smoke, but not so much flames. Crews went inside and found the victim inside a closet in the living space above […]

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    Man shot in Loveland after fight over testosterone, money

    LOVELAND, Colo. — A man was seriously injured Sunday night after being shot in a dispute over testosterone and money, the Loveland Police Department said. Police responded to the 3100 block of Sedgwick Circle just after 7:30 p.m. on a report of a shooting. When officers arrived, they found a woman holding a towel to a wound of the man who had been shot. He was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries. Police said the 30-year-old Loveland man was […]

  • Two people were injured after an oven exploded at Steven Roberts Original Desserts in Aurora on Monday, May 2, 2016.

    Two injured after oven explodes at Aurora bakery warehouse

    AURORA, Colo. — Two people were injured after an oven exploded at a bakery warehouse early Monday morning, the Aurora Fire Department said. It happened about 4:30 a.m. at Steven Roberts Originals and and Ticklebelly Desserts commercial bakery at 2780 N. Tower Road, near Interstate 70. The location is a former distribution center for Albertson’s. Two people suffered minor injuries, officials said. One of the victims was taken to the hospital. The nature and extent of the injuries are not […]

  • Robert Lewis Dear addresses Judge Gilbert Martinez during a court appearance on Dec. 9, 2015 in Colorado Springs. (Photo: by Andy Cross-Pool/Getty Images)

    Evaluator says accused Planned Parenthood shooter not competent to stand trial

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — An evaluator has told the court that the man who admitted to killing three people and injuring nine others in a shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic on Thanksgiving weekend is not competent to stand trial. The judge must now made a ruling. At a previous hearing, Chief District Judge Gilbert Martinez ordered a mental exam for Robert Dear, 57, after said he wanted to fire his public defenders and represent himself. The results of the exam, which was done […]