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    Snow, bitter cold to slow Wednesday morning commute in metro Denver

    DENVER — Snow will stay with us overnight into Wednesday morning and at times could become moderate in bands across southern and western suburbs. We will still have some light snow early on Wednesday before it ends mid-morning from north to south. The morning drive looks to be slick and slow. Total accumulation is going to range from 1-2 inches in the city with between 2-4 inches on the south and west sides of the metro area.  There could be […]

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    Board approves I-25 Express Lane tolls, with future public comment on U.S. 36

    BOULDER, Colo. —  The High Performance Transportation Enterprise Board approved the new toll rate schedule and an increase to the civil penalty for toll evasion for the I-25 Express Lanes on Tuesday. At the meeting, the new toll rates for I-25 and US 36 Express Lanes were presented and open for public comment, reported HPTE representative Megan Castle. The HPTE Board approved the following, to take effect on March 16: New toll rates for the existing I-25 Express Lanes New […]

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    Daughter who misses her NHL player dad writes letter asking for trade for him

    Here’s something that was posted on Twitter Monday … a screen-grab of a letter written by the 11-year-old daughter of NHL defenseman Jordan Leopold. The player started the season with the St. Louis Blues and was then traded to the Columbus Blue Jackets in November. But 11-year-old Jordyn and the rest of her family have been living in Minnesota, and they miss their dad. So, she wrote a letter to the Minnesota Wild asking the coaches to make a trade […]

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    Six indicted in alleged decade-long organized crime campaign

    DENVER — Six alleged gang members have been indicted in a slew of felonies after what police described as an 11-year organized crime campaign. The six suspects are accused of being members of the Gallant Knights Insane gang, believed by police to be responsible for violence and drug activities reaching back as far as January of 2004, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office reported. Jimmy Valanzuela, 43, is alleged to be the leader and highest ranking gang member. His brothers, 37-year-old Timmy Valanzuela […]

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    WATCH: Sky diver suffers seizure in midair, rescue caught on camera

    JANDAKOT, Australia — A sky diver over Australia suffered a seizure — and the daring rescue was caught on camera. Christopher Jones, 22, was free-falling and the footage was caught by his instructor’s body camera. Jones was taking part in a training course when the instructor notice he had rolled onto his back. The man was able to pull the sky diver’s ripcord and deploy the parachute for him. Jones says he regained consciousness at 3,000 feet and was able […]

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    Denver, Vail in running to be featured in new Monopoly game

    DENVER – Two Colorado cities are in the running to be featured in the next Monopoly game. Denver and Vail are among 58 cities in the running for the contest by Hasbro, the maker of the popular board game. The top 20 cities will be featured as property space in the new game with the highest-ranking city getting the “Boardwalk” spot. The contest ends Wednesday and the final list will be announced March 19. Visit votemonopoly.com to vote.

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    Missing Grand Junction teen found dead in park

    GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — A missing Grand Junction teenager was found dead in the Cactus Park outdoor area of Mesa County on Saturday, police said. Kelly Mae Myers, 18, was reported missing in late December, according to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office. Her Facebook account shows no activity after Dec. 17, and investigators are not aware of anyone who heard from her after Dec. 18. At the time, family members told police Myers might have left voluntarily to hitchhike to Utah, but […]

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    Portion of roof collapses in Westminster house fire

    WESTMINSTER, Colo. —  A single-family home caught fire Saturday night at the 9700 block of Carr Circle in Westminster. Westminster firefighters arrived on scene about 7: 18 p.m. to find thick, black smoke pouring from the front door. While inside, firefighters heard a loud boom and crash, prompting them to evacuate the building. It was later determined that the ceiling of and open, two-story rec room area had collapsed just ahead of the firefighters. Aside from minor burns to one […]

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    Autopsy report released in Denver police shooting death of teen Jessie Hernandez

    DENVER — Autopsy results released Friday show Denver police shot 17-year-old Jessie Hernandez three times during their confrontation with her in an alley last month. Police say she was driving a stolen car and attempted to run them down when they shot and killed her. The autopsy report says one bullet hit Hernandez, causing two separate wounds. It went into her chest and then into her leg. She also had two other bullet wounds. The report says none of the shots […]

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    UFC competitor Cat Zingano faces the fight of her life

    BROOMFIELD, Colo. — It’s the biggest fight of Cat Zingano’s life. On Feb. 28, the graduate of Fairview High School will go head-to-head with the Ulitmate Fighting Championship women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey in a pay-per-view main event in Los Angeles. “I’m definitely her most difficult tough risky opponent for sure,” said Zingano. “And in her mind. I don’t feel like there’s time to catch up to me. I don’t feel like there’s much you can do in a training […]