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  • Scene at Delta flight with security threat at Denver International Airport. Photo courtesy: Tone Sevy

    Delta flight, passengers isolated in remote area at DIA following security threat

    DENVER — A security threat on board a Delta Airlines flight forced authorities to send the plane to a remote area at Denver International Airport after it landed Friday. Flight 1500 from Detroit to Denver was met by police and fire crews after it taxied to a remote location at the airport at about 4:40 […]

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    Thousands descend on Denver for largest 4-20 rally ever

    DENVER — Thousands are expected to gather in Civic Center Park in downtown Denver for the first 4-20 rally since recreational pot was legalized in Colorado. The City of Denver approved permits for the event earlier this month. The 2-day marijuana festival is expected to be the largest such event ever … anywhere. There are […]

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    911 dispatcher suspended following murder of mother in Denver

    DENVER — As three children prepare to say goodbye to their mother, their father is now officially charged with her murder. Richard Kirk is accused of shooting and killing his wife Kristine after police say he ate marijuana candy Monday night. Investigators are questioning whether a dispatcher followed proper procedure when the victim called 911. […]

  • Crash at East 72nd Avenue and Highway 2 in Commerce City

    Auto-motorcycle crash closes Highway 2 in Commerce City

    COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — A crash on Highway 2 at 72nd Avenue in Commerce City injured five people Friday afternoon. A white Dodge Neon with five people inside went out of control on southbound Highway 2 and crashed into a black Yamaha motorcycle that was heading northbound. The car flipped and landed on its roof. […]

  • Man gets federal fine for refilling soda

    Man claims he received $525 federal ticket after 89-cent mistake

    CHARLESTON, S.C. — A South Carolina man says he’s facing a federal fine after an 89-cent mistake at a Veterans Administration hospital. “Every time I look at the ticket, it’s unbelievable to me. I can’t fathom the fact that I made an 89-cent mistake that cost me 525 dollars.” Christopher Lewis is out of a […]

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    Documents detail how dispatchers handled call that ended in mother’s murder

    DENVER — Kristine Kirk was on the phone with 911 when her husband is accused of pulling the trigger, killing her Monday night in their south Denver home. Denver Police held a news conference Thursday to defend their response to the domestic violence call. FOX31 Denver has learned that an officer was at 4th Avenue […]

  • Longmont railroad tie fire. Photo courtesy: Longmont Times Call

    Large stack of railroad ties burns in Longmont; 2 in custody for questioning

    LONGMONT, Colo. — Longmont Fire says it was coordinating a multi-agency response for a large fire involving a big stack of railroad ties Wednesday night. Channel 2′s Mark Meredith confirmed the big fire was arson and that two people were in police custody for questioning. There were no arrests or charges yet. Police say the […]

  • North Carolina school is pet-friendly campus. Courtesy: MyFoxCarolinas.com

    UNC in Greeley to open pet-friendly dorm

    GREELEY, Colo. — The University of Northern Colorado is rolling out the welcome mat for students … and their pets. Beginning in the fall, UNC will open a pet-friendly residence hall. The school will allow nearly 40 cats and dogs to join their owners at college. According to the website CollegeXpress, Northern Colorado will become […]

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    Last minute tax filers race to beat midnight deadline

    DENVER — Several metro Denver post offices will be able to accept your tax return late Tuesday night and make sure it gets postmarked before midnight. All post offices will operate normal retail hours except for the Denver General Mail Facility location at 7500 E. 53rd Pl. Its retail operations will be available until midnight. […]

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    We’re ‘over the hill’ by age 24, study says

    DENVER — This might surprise you, but a new study suggests we reach our peak in terms of cognitive motor performance by age 24. Researchers studied the actions of video game players. A report in Science Daily says the study from Simon Fraser University in British Columbia investigated when we start to experience an age-related […]

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    Woman reported missing from Longmont found dead

    BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. — Boulder County Sheriff’s deputies found the body of a woman Monday evening who had been missing from her home since Saturday. The Sheriff’s office says it received a call from a residence in the 13200 block of North 87th Street with the caller saying there was a person lying in their […]

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    Young fathers at higher risk of developing depression symptoms

    Men who become fathers at a young age can also develop depression at a higher rate. That’s according to a report in Time about a new study. It was published in the journal Pediatrics. The study followed 10,623 young men for about 20 years and kept score of their depression symptoms. Men who became dads […]

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    Denver Police detective placed on leave during investigation in Lakewood

    DENVER — A Denver police detective is on administrative leave from the police force as the result of an ongoing investigation in Lakewood. Denver Police spokesman Sonny Jackson says Det. Michael Ryan was placed on administrative leave Friday. Lakewood Police say this is an ongoing investigation of prostitution activity. Investigators say a Denver officer was […]

  • Image of a Troxler model 3430 density gauge, a radioactive device (Photo: Troxler Labs)

    Be on the lookout: Radioactive equipment goes missing

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — A piece of equipment that uses radioactivity to check moisture density at construction sites is missing according to the Colorado Health Department. The device, A Troxler model 3430 density gauge with serial number 36856, has two radioactive sources in it: Cesium-137 and a combination of Americium-241 and Beryllium. The bottom line: […]

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    Winter Storm Watch issued for weekend spring storm

    DENVER — A Winter Storm Watch has been issued for the I-25 urban corridor, the Front Range Foothills and Mountains beginning late Saturday night through Sunday evening. The Watch includes metro Denver. Rain and snow will develop late Saturday across the I-25 urban corridor and turn to all snow overnight. It may be heavy at […]