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  • Blood donation at Bonfils. Photo credit: Buckley Air Force Base

    Bonfils Blood Center has urgent need for blood donations

    DENVER — Bonfils Blood Center said Tuesday its supply of blood was critically low and it is asking O-negative donors to help with new donations. The recent extended period of cold and snow forced and patient needs have created the emergency. “Last week, snow-related weather conditions canceled or delayed 14 blood drives across the state, preventing Bonfils from collecting more than 300 donations. Bonfils needs to collect more than 3,000 blood donations each week to meet patient needs at more […]

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    Bill to ban personal care products with plastic beads moves through Colo. legislature

    DENVER — There is a new push at the state Capitol to change the way you wash your face. Some lawmakers want to ban the plastic beads found in some personal care products like face wash, toothpaste and hand sanitizer. They do not dissolve in water and are building up in Colorado’s lakes and rivers through wastewater. The measure would slowly phase out products containing plastic bits by 2020. Major personal care product manufacturers like Johnson & Johnson back the […]

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    Watch video: Tips to help avoid damage from snow, ice and icicles on your house

    DENVER — Those giant icicles that started hanging off of thousands of homes in metro Denver this weekend are a sign of potential damage from the lingering ice and snow. Dan Daru’s video report has tips about how to avoid damage.

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    One woman killed in Aurora apartment fire

    AURORA, Colo. — A woman was found dead at the scene of a fire in Aurora Monday afternoon. It happened in an apartment in the 13100 block of East Kansas Drive, just southwest of East Mississippi Avenue and I-225. Fire fighters said they believe it was accidental, and it started in a bedroom. The damage was contained to that one unit.

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    Pattern of bitter cold and snow to remain for days; Denver sets mark for snowiest February

    DENVER — Denver broke the record for the snowiest February on record overnight. Denver has received 22.2 inches of snow at the official reporting station at Denver International Airport this month, breaking the previous record of 22.1 inches in 1912. The story is not only the snow, but now the cold. High temperatures both Saturday and Sunday will not get out of the 20s. We could get another 1-3 inches of snow in the Mile High City Saturday night into […]

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    Brighton police search for suspect who hit officer, 3 patrol cars

    BRIGHTON, Colo. — A search was underway Friday night for a man from Longmont accused of hitting a Brighton police officer and three police cars with his vehicle. He fled after this happened Friday afternoon. Investigators say the suspect is 52-year-old Mark Duane Molstad. 6 feet tall 200 pounds Red hair and a beard Driving 2015 shite Jeep Cherokee Colorado license plate 951-XBM Police say his jeep had damage to the front end, rear bumper and undercarriage. This happened when […]

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    Fierce Internet debate underway: What colors are on this dress?

    There’s a fierce debate taking over the Internet — and if you haven’t heard about “the dress,” you probably will soon. Tumblr user swiked uploaded a photo of a dress on Wednesday and asked: “Guys please help me – is this dress white and gold, or blue and black? Me and my friends can’t agree…” The image quickly went viral with some saying the dress is blue and black while others insist it’s white and gold. But how can this […]

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    Motorist injured after rockfall in Clear Creek Canyon

    GOLDEN, Colo. — U.S. 6 in Clear Creek Canyon was shut down Tuesday afternoon after a rockfall led to the injury of one motorist, Golden Fire Rescue said. The Colorado Department of Transportation said a smaller rock damaged one car and injured a female passenger. “Two larger rocks did not hit the vehicle but did damage the roadway, creating an approximate 4-foot by 4-foot ‘dent’ in the road surface,” CDOT said. Crews worked to repair the road before reopening it. […]

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    Skier killed in avalanche near Aspen Mountain

    PITKIN COUNTY, Colo. — A skier died in an avalanche near Aspen Mountain in Pitkin County Monday. The Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office said the snow slide happened outside the boundary of the Aspen Mountain Ski Resort at about 3 p.m. and it involved two skiers. The second skier was uninjured and was able to notify rescuers about what happened. “Members of the Aspen Mountain Ski Patrol successfully located the body of the missing skier shortly after 4:00 p.m at the […]

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    Lingering storm makes for tough Monday commute

    DENVER — A powerful winter storm brought heavy snow to metro Denver, the Front Range and Mountains during the weekend. Snow continued to fall late Sunday and most places received 1-2 inches on top of what they already had on the ground Sunday afternoon. In all, 18 inches were reported in the foothills west of metro Denver. Downtown Denver reported 8.5 inches and Denver International Airport had 10.5 inches. Dozens of churches and other organizations closed Sunday, including the Denver […]