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    Non-pot businesses cashing in on 4/20

    DENVER — Cars, buses and trucks created traffic jams along 58th Avenue near Interstate 25 Monday afternoon. Almost all were heading to the Denver Merchandise Mart for the 3rd annual Cannabis Cup, an event all about marijuana. 500 vendors, big and small, set up last week to sell goods and make money off Colorado’s new cash crop. But not everyone at the event was selling pot. Several app makers were in town promoting the high tech way to pick up […]

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    Blue Bell Ice Cream recalls all of its products amid Listeria outbreak

    BRENHAM, Texas — Blue Bell Ice Cream on Monday recalled 100 percent of its products over possible Listeria contamination, the company announced. Blue Bell advised customers to avoid eating all of its currently available products, including ice cream, frozen yogurt, sherbet and frozen snacks. Tests at several Blue Bell locations in several states have come back positive for Listeria as recently as March 27, the company said. “We’re committed to doing the 100 percent right thing, and the best way to […]

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    Convicted rapist gets 48 years for trying to have his victim murdered from jail

    DENVER — A rapist who tried to hire fellow jail inmates to kill his victim was sentenced Monday to 48 years in prison, consecutive to his current rape sentence. Police said Tony Dotson, 42, broke into the victim’s home in west Denver in May of 2012 to sexually and physically assault her. Dotson was in jail awaiting trial when he approached numerous inmates about killing the victim, police said. He offered money, a Mercedes-Benz and a $14,000 ring to get […]

  • The little girl was discovered alone at a Mexican restaurant in Aurora on the night of April 19, 2015. Her parents were located a short time later. (Photo: Aurora Police Department)

    Police locate parents of girl abandoned at Aurora Mexican restaurant

    AURORA, Colo. — The parents of a little girl who was apparently abandoned at a Mexican restaurant Sunday afternoon were located Sunday night, the Aurora Police Department said. The little girl, who appears to be about 2 years old, was discovered alone at Los Toritos (9401 East Colfax Ave.) about 2 p.m., police said. Neither restaurant staff nor police were able to discern whose child she is or how she came to be left alone. Just after 10 p.m., Aurora […]

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    Colorado-trained vet sparks social media firestorm after allegedly killing cat with arrow

    Warning: This story may be upsetting to some viewers. The controversial social media post appears below. FORT COLLINS, Colo. — A Texas veterinarian who graduated from Colorado State University has made worldwide headlines after she apparently killed a cat with a bow and arrow and then posed with the animal’s carcass for a Facebook photo. Kristen Lindsey has since been fired from her job as a vet, but will not face criminal charges, ABC13 reported. She graduated from CSU in spring of 2012, the […]

  • Aurora Fire crews respond to the scene of a wreck involving a bus and semi on April 17, 2015. (Photo: Twitter / Aurora Fire)

    Feds: Crashed bus operator ranks near bottom for safety

    DENVER — The licensed operator of a tour bus, which crashed on a foggy stretch of I-70 near Denver Friday morning, has a maintenance safety record which ranks it in the worst nine percent in the country. That’s according to a database of inspections run by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and confirmed by a spokesperson. This is what FMCSA’s website says about Gaines Motorcoaches LLC out of Las Vegas. “91% of motor carriers in the same safety event […]

  • An oil tank goes up in flames near the Greeley Airport on April 17, 2015. (Photo: Greeley Fire Department)

    Wastewater storage tank goes up in flames near Greeley

    GREELEY, Colo. — A black plume of smoke was seen pouring into Greeley Friday afternoon, and a wastewater storage tank fire was the cause. The fire burned for several hours before going out Friday night. While a Greeley dispatch spokesperson did confirm crews were battling this blaze just east of the Greeley Airport, he was unable to confirm reports that an explosion preceded the fire and that this all may have been caused by a lightning strike. The tank that […]

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    Criminal investigation of Weld County Sheriff’s Office employees starting over Ashley Fallis case

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. — The Fort Collins Police Department will conduct a criminal investigation into allegations made against Weld County Sheriff’s Office employees regarding Ashley Fallis’ death. “This investigation will occur in conjunction with the ongoing investigation into the death of Ashley Fallis. To this point, the Weld County Sheriff has cooperated with all requests regarding these allegations,” a statement from the Weld County District Attorney’s Office said Thursday. Weld County District Attorney Michael Rourke confirmed Wednesday night his office […]

  • Eastbound Interstate 70 was closed in Silver Plume because of several accidents on Georgetown Hill on Thursday, April 16, 2015. (Photo: Colorado Department of Transportation)

    Powerful spring storm gains intensity, brings much-needed moisture

    DENVER — Our much-needed very wet weather will continue with additional rain and snow on the way.  We will stay in the rain/snow mix in Denver through Thursday evening. Areas south and west of town at higher elevations will mainly be all snow.  Denver will see rain turn to all snow later Thursday night. Snow reports Thursday afternoon range from an inch in the city to 7″ in the Foothills. Winter storm warnings and advisories are posted for communities west […]

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    Possible DIA groping victims come forward, charges may be pressed

    DENVER – Several men have contacted Denver police with allegations that they had been groped by security screeners at the Denver International Airport, according to the District Attorney’s office. These reports came after the news that two Transportation Security Administration officers had been fired after an investigation into groping of passengers going through security screening. According to police reports, the screeners targeted men the male agent found attractive. The female agent would change the computer to indicate the passenger was […]