Snow causes travel mayhem across US just before Thanksgiving

U.S. 11/26/19, 10:50

A storm dumping heavy snow buried highways in Colorado and Wyoming Tuesday, prompted school closures in Nebraska and forced more than 1,000 travelers to sleep overnight in Denver’s airport after hundreds of flights were canceled as the busy Thanksgiving week travel period went into high gear. That storm was heading toward ...

Update: California, Oregon brace for ‘bomb cyclone’

U.S. 11/26/19, 10:40

The Latest on the wintry weather in the U.S. (all times local): 1:20 p.m. Northern California and southern Oregon residents are bracing for a “bomb cyclone” weather phenomenon that’s expected at one of the busiest travel times of the year. Martin Rabago shovel snow from a walkway in Scottsbluff, Neb., Tuesday, Nov. 26, ...

City of Denver fines company for refusing to remove homeless people’s poo

U.S. 11/14/19, 04:59

A Colorado internet service provider received at least one ticket for not cleaning up after homeless people who allegedly defecated on company property, on Nov. 8. The city of Denver has fined Forethought because the business owner stopped collecting poo left on the company's property at Five Points, about a mile ...

Denver goes from 83 to 13 degrees in just 18 hours

U.S. 10/12/19, 16:05

To go from summer to winter, you usually have to go through fall first, or you could live in Denver, Colorado. The Mile High City recorded one of the largest temperature swings in its weather history Wednesday, Oct. 9, with 83-degree temperatures just before 2 p.m. Wednesday plunging to a wintry ...

Police: Driver health may be issue in fatal church bus crash

U.S. 06/24/19, 17:54

Colorado authorities on Monday were investigating what caused a bus carrying a New Mexico high school church group home from a weekend retreat to veer off a highway and crash, killing the driver and a man training to become a Catholic priest. Investigators were looking into the possibility the driver had ...

Man arrested in ’87 cold case slaying of soldier in Colorado

U.S. 06/14/19, 21:29

A suburban Denver man has been arrested in the unsolved slaying of a soldier in Colorado 32 years ago after DNA evidence was used to create an image of what a suspect might look like, authorities said Friday.Civilian and Army investigators arrested Michael Whyte of Thornton in the 1987 strangulation ...

Dad of boy found in Denver storage unit charged with murder

U.S. 05/30/19, 17:36

Colorado prosecutors on Thursday charged the father of a 7-year-old boy whose body was found encased in concrete inside a Denver storage unit with murder.The Denver district attorney's office also charged Leland Pankey, 39, with child abuse resulting in death and tampering with a dead body. He is serving a ...

Harris returns to Broncos, ready to prove his worth

Football 05/29/19, 17:32

Chris Harris Jr. finally feels appreciated — financially."Oh yeah, definitely more satisfied for what I do on the field. I definitely get more respect around the league for what I've done and I mean, that's what it's about," Harris said Wednesday following his first workout with the Denver Broncos this ...

Longtime Broncos trainer to present Bowlen at Hall of Fame

Sports 05/28/19, 15:25

Before Alzheimer's forced him to step down several years ago, Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen began his day the same way every day: grabbing two sticks of Big Red gum from the equipment room and then stopping by the training room for updates from head athletic trainer Steve Antonopulos."Our conversations ...

Oklahoma City bombing trial judge Richard Matsch dies at 88

U.S. 05/28/19, 11:12

U.S. District Judge Richard Matsch, who ruled his courtroom with a firm gavel and a short temper and gained national respect in the 1990s for his handling of the Oklahoma City bombing trials, died Sunday. He was 88.The clerk of the U.S. District Court of Colorado, Jeffrey P. Colwell, announced ...

Colorado climber dies after reaching top of Mount Everest

U.S. 05/27/19, 19:23

A Colorado climber died shortly after getting to the top of Mount Everest and achieving his dream of scaling the highest peaks on each of the seven continents, his brother said Monday.Christopher Kulish, a 62-year-old Boulder attorney, died Monday at a camp below the summit during his descent. The cause ...

Authorities raid 247 Colorado homes growing black market pot

U.S. 05/24/19, 16:37

Authorities said Friday they raided hundreds of black market marijuana operations in Colorado that flouted the state's cannabis law by growing tens of thousands of plants in Denver-area homes and selling it out of state. Investigators seized more than 80,000 plants and 4,500 pounds (2,040 kilograms) of harvested marijuana, state and ...

Serial cyberstalker who threatened women sent to prison

U.S. 05/23/19, 12:55

A man who posted a Facebook message threatening to kill "as many girls as I see" in retaliation for years of romantic rejection has been sentenced to up to five years in prison in Utah.A judge sentenced 27-year-old Christopher W. Cleary of Denver during a hearing Thursday at a court ...

Plea deal for serial online harasser fits lenient pattern

Tech 05/22/19, 00:05

Only hours before women marched through many U.S. cities in January, Christopher Cleary set off a manhunt when he posted a Facebook message threatening to kill "as many girls as I see" in retaliation for years of romantic rejection.Cleary, 27, called himself a virgin who never had a girlfriend, stoking ...

Connelly eager to finish what he started with Nuggets

Basketball 05/21/19, 16:21

The prospects of a return home to Washington were undeniably appealing to Tim Connelly.Not nearly as alluring as this: Finishing what he's started.The Denver Nuggets president of basketball operations elected to stay in town even with the Wizards calling. Things are booming these days with a Nuggets team that boasts ...

Update: I-70 in Colorado partially reopened after slide

Baseball 05/21/19, 14:35

The Latest on a late spring snow storm in the Rockies (all times local):1:35 p.m.Interstate 70 in western Colorado has partially reopened after a rock slide.Frisco resident Dianne Stuhr walks with her dogs, Winston and Patty, Tuesday, May 21, 2019, along Tenmile Creek in Frisco, Colo. Nearby Breckenridge Ski Resort ...

Prosecutors want GPS monitor on truck driver in deadly crash

U.S. 05/21/19, 13:56

Prosecutors say they only learned after a judge set $400,000 bond for a truck driver accused of causing a fiery pileup that killed four people on a Colorado highway that he had tried to flee the scene of the collision.In a filing Monday, they asked a judge to require that ...

Late spring Rockies snow cancels flights, downs limbs

Baseball 05/21/19, 11:26

A late spring storm has dumped heavy, wet snow in Colorado and Wyoming, cancelling flights and snapping newly greened up tree limbs.The check in lines were long at Denver International Airport Tuesday morning with travelers from earlier canceled flights hoping to fly out.In western Colorado, a rock slide has closed ...

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