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  • Campers were forced to evacuate after several mudslides near Cottonwood Lake campground in Chaffee County on Thursday, July 2, 2015. (Photo: Chaffee County Sheriff's Office)

    Mudslides force evacuation of Cottonwood Lake campground in Chaffee County

    CHAFFEE COUNTY, Colo. — Campers had to evacuate the popular Cottonwood Lake campground in Chaffee County on Thursday night after several mudslides in the area. Chaffee County Sheriff John Spezze said Cottonwood Lake on County Road 344 saw heavy thunderstorms about 4:30 p.m., which caused at least six mudslides. Spezze said there were no injuries or damage to the campground, but campers were asked to leave for safety concerns. He said the campground entrance was open so campers would have […]

  • Suspect sketch

    Loveland police seek suspect wanted for sexually assaulting woman, stalking another

    LOVELAND, Colo. — Police are searching for a man accused of attacking one woman and potentially stalking another woman. Investigators released a sketch of the suspect Thursday. He is described as a white male about 6-foot, in his late 20s with a thick build and short, light brown hair. Police believe he sexually assaulted a woman outside a retirement community. The victim fought for her life and police said she made a huge difference. “We believe she did the right […]

  • One boat ramp reopens at Chatfield Reservoir in time for holiday weekend

    Chatfield Reservoir opened its north boat ramp Thursday, just in the nick of time for the 4th of July holiday weekend. The partial opening comes three weeks after high water forced boaters onto dry land at Chatfield. One of the first boaters back on the water received a text message from a ranger telling him about the reopening. “We were last out [in early] June and we’ve been really anxious and been close to the rangers waiting for this day.” […]

  • Shooting scene at Tejon and Asbury in southwest Denver

    Man killed in southwest Denver shooting

    DENVER — A possible drive-by shooting in southwest Denver killed one man. It happened Wednesday evening near West Asbury Avenue and South Tejon Street. The Denver medical examiner identifies the victim as 25-year-old Harry McCabe. He died of a gunshot wound to the torso. Witnesses said they saw a vehicle leaving the seen immediately after the shooting.

  • Boulder Creek

    Body found in Boulder Creek might be of missing tuber

    BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. — Emergency crews in Boulder County responded to Boulder Creek on Tuesday night on a report of a body floating downstream. A resident called 911 to report a body in the creek near Valmont Road and 61st Street. Boulder County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Heidi Prentup confirmed crews found a person dead in the creek. The body was recovered late Tuesday night and officials indicated the body might have been in the water for several weeks. The Boulder […]

  • Griaffes at the Denver Zoo

    Denver Zoo visitors can now feed the giraffes

    DENVER — For the first time since the Denver Zoo opened for business in 1896 visitors are now allowed to feed the animals. Well, not all the animals but giraffa camelopardalis reticulata, aka the giraffe. The Denver Zoo is calling this new encounter of the close kind simply The Giraffe Encounter. It’s the zoo’s way of bringing animals and humans closer in a safe and controlled environment. “We value the guest experience, we want to continue to improve the guest […]

  • Darren Auger

    Man accused of sexually assaulting woman he met through dating app

    DENVER — The district attorney formally charged a man who is accused of sexually assaulting a woman he met through a smartphone dating app. The Denver DA’s office announced Monday that Darren Auger, 27, is charged with sexual assault in the case. The charge alleges Auger met the victim for a dinner date on June 9 and later assaulted her. The suspect is in custody in Denver jail on $50,000 bond. His first court appearance is scheduled Wednesday morning.

  • Old Channel 2 studios turned into a sanctuary

    DENVER — Channel 2 has been home to lots of firsts. It was the first TV station on the air in Denver. It was the first to broadcast a live newscast in Denver and the first to broadcast in color in Denver. The station left the Channel 2 building near I-25 and Orchard Road a few years ago. But that building is now seeing a first of its own. It’s transformed into a sanctuary.

  • Suspect in Charleston, S.C. church shooting that left nine dead.

    Nine killed in shooting at historic church in Charleston, S.C.

    CHARLESTON, S.C. — A white man walked into a historic African-American church in Charleston, S.C., and opened fire during a Bible study class, killing nine people Wednesday night. The suspect was still at large early Thursday morning. And the shooting at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, the oldest AME church in the South, is being investigated as a hate crime. “The only reason someone would walk into a church and shoot people that were praying is hate,” Charleston Mayor […]

  • Window shattered

    Police investigate shattered truck window on I-25 in Westminster

    WESTMINSTER, Colo. — Police said the driver of a GMC pickup truck was able to safely stop after the passenger side window suddenly shattered as he drove southbound on I-25 near 144th Avenue late Tuesday afternoon. Investigators said he was driving in the center lane of the Interstate and there were no vehicles next to him. He was uninjured. You could easily see the damage in video from SkyFOX which flew over the scene. Police closed the on-ramp from 136th […]