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    Woman identified after fatal tubing accident on South Platte River

    DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. — A woman has died following a tubing accident on the South Platte River on Saturday afternoon. According to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, a female and male were tubing down the South Platte just after 2 p.m. when both tubers lost control of their inner tubes and fell out into the river. Both victims were pulled from the river. The woman died, but the man survived with minor injuries, according to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office. Tuesday […]

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    Tickets for Dalai Lama’s October appearance in Boulder go on sale Wednesday

    BOULDER, Colo. — The Dalai Lama is coming to the University of Colorado in Boulder in October and tickets will go on sale Wednesday. The Tibetan Association of Colorado is hosting the two-day campus event for the Tibetan monk. He will speak Oct. 21 at 1:30 p.m. and will share his wisdom about creating peace, happiness and fulfilling meaningful lives. The event is open to the public. Tickets can be purchased at DalaiLamaColorado.com beginning at 8:30 a.m. Ticket prices begin […]

  • Problem Solvers surprise vet selling baseball cards for cancer treatment

    DENVER — Brad Solomon was dealt a tough hand when he was diagnosed with stage four blood cancer in March. But the Iraq War veteran refuses to give up; and is doing whatever it takes to make ends meet, even if that means selling his beloved baseball card collection. After we told you his story on Sunday, support has come pouring in. Brad spent the morning at the VA Hospital, then we paid him a visit to ask how he feels […]

  • Vet with cancer selling baseball card collection to pay bills

    ARVADA, Colo. — A local Iraq War veteran was dealt a tough hand when he was diagnosed with cancer in March; With the medical costs adding up, he’s now selling his baseball card collection to try to pay the bills. Arvada native Brad Solomon enlisted in the US Army at the age of 18, and was fighting for his country in Iraq when he was 20. In March, he was diagnosed with Lymphoma, a blood cancer that was already at stage four […]

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    Homeless man arrested on suspicion of robbery after being confronted by homeowner

    LITTLETON Colo.  —  A 35-year-old homeless man was arrested Sunday morning on suspicion of robbing a home in the Ken Caryl Valley the day before, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office said. The sheriff’s office said the man, Steven Minchey, had a knife in the home on Willowleaf Drive when he was confronted by the homeowner before fleeing. The homeowner was not injured. A CodeRED alert was issued, advising nearby residents to stay inside and to lock their doors, but the suspect […]

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    Denver’s iconic Union Station celebrates one year after renovation

    DENVER —  The Union Station has changed the landscape in downtown Denver. It’s been around for 121 years and a year ago, the newly renovated building re-opened to the public. After reopening, it doesn’t appear business will be slowing down anytime soon. There really is something for everyone. Tens of thousands pass through Union Station to catch a train, grab a bite to eat and even do some shopping. Union station features several restaurants including Snooze, the Kitchen Next door and […]

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    Air Force cadet asks Taylor Swift to Academy ring dance in video

    AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. — An Air Force Academy cadet is hoping his video will convince one of the world’s biggest pop stars to be his date at next year’s Academy ring dance. Brett Hagen, 23, put together the four-minute video in the hopes Taylor Swift will go with him to the dance in May. Besides the video, Hagen has launched a Facebook page to try to gain Swift’s attention.

  • Scene from Colorado Outdoors magazine video promoting fishing: Lightsaber fishing rod

    Video: Fishing in Colorado … Star Wars style

    DENVER — Colorado Outdoors magazine has released a new video designed to promote fishing at the state’s parks. It turns out, the creator of the video is a big Star Wars fan, so he thought it would be appropriate to produce a video that’s a parody of the upcoming Star Wars movie “The Force Awkens.” After all, many people think fishing in Colorado is out of this world. Behold “State Parks-The Fish Awaken.” Remember, the Lightsaber fishing rod is sold […]

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    Avon parents face homicide charges in death of 4-month-old daughter

    EAGLE, Colo. — The parents of a 4-month-old Avon girl whose death last month was ruled a homicide were arrested Tuesday on suspicion of child abuse. Patrick Williams, 31, appeared in Eagle County District Court and was advised he would be charged with felony child abuse causing death, felony child abuse criminal negligence and two counts of misdemeanor child abuse. Bail was set at $100,000. Lossie Thomas, 24, was arrested in Denver and is scheduled to appear in court later […]