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  • Richard Crandall. Photo credit: Sheridan School District

    Colorado education commissioner resigns after 4 months

    DENVER — Colorado Education Commissioner Richard Crandall submitted his resignation Thursday to the state Board of Education. Crandall started in his new job at the beginning of 2016. He had previously served in the Arizona legislature and was known there for shaping education policy and reforms. “The realities of my large family being out of state, including school age children, as well as the demands of the position and the time required to fully serve a state as diverse and […]

  • Crews with climber

    Hiker stranded on rocks at Horsetooth Falls rescued

    LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. — Resucers from the Poudre Fire Authority responded to Horsetooth Falls in Larimer County to help a stranded hiker Thursday evening. The man was stuck on some rocks in challenging terrain and rescuers performed a high angle rescue operation to reach him. The climber is unhurt and on a safe ledge about 50 feet up the falls. Will report more as information is confirmed. — Poudre Fire (@poudrefire) May 12, 2016 Then they worked carefully to help […]

  • Crash scene along Foxton Road near Conifer, Colo.

    3 teens killed, one injured in rollover crash near Conifer

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — Three teenagers were killed and another teen was injured in a rollover crash on Tuesday afternoon, the Colorado State Patrol said. Investigators said the crash happened about 4:30 p.m. when a Dodge Dakota pickup going south near 12448 S. Foxton Road went out of control. “The driver was unable to regain control of the vehicle and the vehicle traveled off of the right side of the roadway,” CSP said in a statement said. “After leaving the roadway […]

  • Pinewood Springs scene

    2 brothers who drowned in Little Thompson River identified

    LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. — Officials have identified the two young brothers who drowned Sunday in Pinewood Springs near Lyons. 7-year-old Daniel Foreman and 10-year-old Paul Foreman, both of Lyons, died of accidental drowning, the Larimer County Coroner said. Emergency crews responded at 12:20 p.m. near Kiowa and Wichita roads, close to the Larimer and Boulder county line to a call that two small children had fallen into the Little Thompson River. Sheriff’s spokesman Bobby Moll said the boys were discovered in the […]

  • Townhome fire in southeast Denver. Courtesy: Denver Fire Department

    Several townhomes damaged in southeast Denver fire

    DENVER — A large fire damaged or destroyed seven townhomes in southeast Denver early Sunday according to the Denver Fire Department. The Denver Fire Department said firefighters responded to the two-alarm fire in the 3500 block of South Hillcrest Drive at about 2:30 a.m.  That’s just west of Interstate 25 and south of East Hampden Avenue not far from Thomas Jefferson High School. Everyone escaped the fire without injury. Firefighters said it became too intense for them to try to […]

  • Search for missing kayaker in South Platte River in Morgan County

    Authorities search for missing kayaker in Morgan County

    MORGAN COUNTY, Colo. — The search is on for a missing 35-year-old man who was kayaking with a friend on the South Platte River in between Fort Morgan and Brush. Just after noon on Friday a call came into 911 from the man’s friend. He said that his friend went over a low head diversion dam, the kayak popped out of the water but his friend has not been seen since. “He was caught in the boil line (of the […]

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    Fire damages home in east Denver, firefighter gets minor injury

    DENVER — One firefighter had a minor injury while fighting a fire in east Denver Thursday afternoon. It happened at a home at East 25th Avenue and Kearney Street. The Denver Fire Department received the first call at 2:32 p.m. Crews quickly extinguished the flames. One firefighter received a cut on his hand. He did not need to go to the hospital. Investigators said the fire started in the attic and they fought it from outside because of the danger […]

  • Wendy Arrellano

    7-year-old girl kidnapped from Colorado Springs found safe in Aurora

    AURORA, Colo. — A 7-year-old girl who authorities said was kidnapped from her school in Colorado Springs by her noncustodial mother was found safe Wednesday night, the Aurora Police Department said. The Amber Alert issued for her was canceled, but police are still searching for a man involved in her disappearance. Police were following up on leads on the girl when they came to an Aurora apartment in the 1300 block of South Geneva Way about 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. When […]

  • Furniture set

    Aurora woman gets replacement furniture after feeling ‘conned’ by Conn’s

    AURORA, Colo. — A woman reached out to the Problem Solvers, claiming she was conned by Conn’s HomePlus after spending $4,000 on a new bed set. The eight-piece bedroom set was purchased in February. Immediately after, Charlotte Badger said she noticed it had cracks. “This is the second dresser I’ve had since I got it and it’s cracking,” Badger said. “When they first brought it out, the drawer wouldn’t close. So they replaced that one. Not only did they replace the […]

  • Richard Llamas with son Ricardo Jr.

    Eight years later, father finds out son is in Denver, launches custody fight

    COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — Eight years after his son was taken to Mexico without his permission, a Commerce City father is fighting for custody of his son.  In March, Richard Llamas learned his son Ricardo Jr. was had been living in Denver with the boy’s uncle since July. “I want my son to know his father,” Llamas said. The 26-year-old hadn’t seen his son since 2008, when the boy was just 6 months old. That’s when Llamas said his ex-girlfriend Marisol Maldonado […]