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    Fall Color Guide: Best hidden hikes, drives and events

    DENVER — Whether its by foot, by car or with a frosty beverage of some kind in your hand, there are all manner of great ways to see the autumn colors in Colorado this year. And we here at Channel 2 have put together a list of just a few great ways you can get out and check out the state’s fall foliage. By foot… First up, here’s a look at nine great fall color hikes that are off the beaten path, […]

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    Air Force drops requirement to use ‘So help me God’ in oaths, re-enlistment papers

    WASHINGTON — The Air Force has decided to make the words “So help me God”optional when enlisted members and officers give oaths. An advocacy group threatened to take legal action on behalf of a Nevada airman who is atheist. He crossed out the words on re-enlistment papers and ran into troubles, the Los Angeles Times reported. “We take any instance in which airmen report concerns regarding religious freedom seriously,” Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James said in a […]

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    Police on lookout for suspicious man near Centennial Middle School

    BOULDER, Colo. — Students at Centennial Middle School have reported seeing a man in a white van who has been tied to several suspicious incidents, police said. Police have increased their patrols around the school, said Boulder Police spokeswoman Sarah Huntley. Students at the school on Norwood Avenue have reported that the man would drive up to them and try and talk to them, Huntley said. “There have been several suspicious incidents with similar descriptions of the suspect and vehicle. […]

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    Home Depot credit card breach bigger than Target’s

    NEW YORK —  Home Depot said Thursday 56 million credit cards may have been compromised during an attack by hackers that lasted from April to September. The breach is significantly bigger than the one that hit Target just prior to the holiday shopping season. In Target’s case, hackers slipped in for three weeks and grabbed 40 million debit and credit cards. Hackers remained in Home Depot’s computers — unnoticed — for about five months. The Home Depot security breach investigation […]

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    Ravens player retires, gives kidney to brother, a former Steelers player

    BALTIMORE — It’s been a rough couple of weeks for the NFL. But two brothers who played on teams that are fierce rivals have come together in the name of family — and the gift of life. Former Pittsburgh Steelers guard Chris Kemoeatu had to retire from the NFL because of kidney problems. Three weeks ago, he got a kidney donation from his brother — Baltimore Ravens defensive tackle Ma’ake Kemoeatu. “Everyone jokes about me having a Ravens kidney,” Chris […]

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    Registered sex offender suspected of assaults in Lakewood and Arvada

    LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Police have arrested a registered sex offender accused of sexually assaulting an 8-year-old girl at the apartment complex at which he worked. Angel Gavino Alcaraz, 57, was accused in a June attack in the 700 block of Miller Court in Lakewood, police said. Alcaraz allegedly used candy to lure the victim to him, then sent her brother to a different area to play before engaging in a sex act with the girl, according to an arrest affidavit. […]

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    Fireball seen over Rockies was likely a Russian spy satellite

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A fireball that flashed over the Rockies earlier this month was likely part of a Russian spy satellite, experts told the Associated Press Wednesday. The glowing object, described as three “rocks” with glowing red and orange streaks, was seen Sept. 2 by some 40 people in multiple Rocky Mountain states. It appeared to move slowly across the night sky from south to north, the AP reported. Fragments from the object actually registered as a weather event on […]

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    CoverGirl photo with black eye blasts NFL’s response to Ray Rice case

    DENVER — A firestorm of criticism has surrounded the NFL over the last week. It all started with the video showing former Ravens’ running back Ray Rice knocking out his then fiancée in an elevator. In the week since that video was released by TMZ, the NFL has been under fire for how it handled the investigation and situations involving several other players. Now an image of a model that’s been “photo-shopped” with a black eye, is making more shock […]

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    Fort Collins officer fired, charged with felony stalking

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. — A Fort Collins Police officer was fired and charged with felony stalking Tuesday after a female reported that he contacted her multiple times against her will, the department said. The accusations against Jarett Branson, 29, first surfaced on Sept. 9, police said. A female said Branson would not leave her alone and had contacted her both at work and at home, while he was on duty. Branson was placed on leave during the investigation. Investigators determined […]