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    RTD train stalls on 50-foot high bridge; passengers forced to walk

    DENVER — About 80 RTD “Train to the Plane” passengers had to walk on a 50-foot high bridge after the electric commuter rail line lost power Tuesday afternoon. The train stalled near the airport at 78th Avenue and Gun Club Road around 4:40 p.m. Firefighters had to help the passengers. A larger power issue shut down the A Line around 3:30 p.m. At 5:30 p.m., RTD said service resumed from Union Station to 40th Avenue. Bus shuttles were being used […]

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    Concerns grow about safety in I-25 and Arapahoe work zone

    DENVER — Concerns were growing Tuesday about dangers caused by the new construction zone at I-25 and Arapahoe Road. The mother of a teenager said her daughter was almost killed there Monday. She calls the area a deadly accident waiting to happen. The girl was hit by two other vehicles that were trying to merge onto the southbound on ramp. We’ve also heard about ongoing complaints that the re-striped lanes are hard to see, and shortened merge lanes now end […]

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    Douglas County Schools superintendent resigns, takes job in Texas

    CASTLE ROCK, Colo. — The superintendent of Douglas County Schools announced Tuesday night she is leaving Colorado for a new job. Dr. Liz Fagen is the only finalist for a superintendent position in Humble, Texas. That’s a suburb of Houston. She’ll start that job for the next school year. Fagen has served as the Douglas County superintendent since 2010, leading Colorado’s third largest school district. It has about 67,000 students.

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    Tornado Watch issued for much of northeast Colorado until 8 p.m.

    Live Updates: Scroll down for live updates from the Pinpoint Weather Team. DENVER — A Tornado Watch has been issued until 8 p.m. for much of northeast Colorado, including: Adams, Arapahoe, Denver, Logan, Morgan, Phillips, Sedgwick, Washington and Weld counties. Storm Resources: – Interactive radar – Watches and warnings – Full forecast – Traffic conditions Pinpoint Weather App: Interactive radar and free alerts on your phone: iPhone / Android Live Updates

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    Aspen Mountain to reopen for skiing on Memorial Day weekend

    ASPEN, Colo. — Ski season has been extended again. Aspen Mountain will open 120 acres for skiing and riding for Memorial Day weekend. Skiers and boarders and make turns on the upper part of the mountain off the main chairlift from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. This is the fifth time Aspen has reopened for Memorial Day weekend since 2008. Lift tickets are $39.

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    Female student says tennis coach touched her inappropriately

    THORNTON, Colo. — A mother whose daughter attends Thornton High School said her daughter’s tennis coach touched her inappropriately during practice in March. Lupe said her 16-year-old daughter called her to say her male coach smacked her on the butt after a good play during practice. “He held onto my hand and then he spanked me with his left hand,” the girl said. To protect the minor, we’re not revealing her identity. But she wanted to speak up. It’s a […]

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    Schools in Colorado, across nation receive threats forcing evacuations

    DENVER — A number of bomb threats were made to schools in Colorado,across the nation and around the world Monday. The first reported locally was at Cherokee Trail Elementary in Parker. Cherokee Trail Elem. under precautionary evacuation due to anonymous threats to schools around the state. — Parker Police Dept. (@ParkerPolice) May 23, 2016 Reports of additional bomb threats to schools in Fort Collins, Boulder, and Lakewood followed. FOX31 Denver checked with Jefferson County that confirmed that Lakewood High School […]

  • Eva Kuecker

    Authorities ask for your help locating missing Security teen

    SECURITY, Colo. — The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office is asking for assistance in finding 16-year-old Eva Kuecker missing since May 17th, 2016. Eva was last seen leaving her home in the Security area for school. Eva is described as a white female. She’s about five feet tall, weighs 120 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Eva Kuecker is asked to call 719-390-5555.

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    Denver firefighters contain high rise fire to kitchen in one unit

    DENVER — Firefighters were able to stop a fire in a downtown Denver high rise before it spread Monday afternoon. There was smoke showing from the 14th floor at 1865 Larimer Street when firefighters arrived. They rushed inside and were able to keep the flames from turning into a bigger problem. 1865 Larimer UPDATE: Excellent fire stop! Fire contained by crews to kitchen of 1 unit. — Denver Fire Dept. (@Denver_Fire) May 23, 2016

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    Jane King’s business report — May 23