Avs watch party at Tivoli Quad canceled

DENVER — Sunday night's watch party at Tivoli Quad for Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final has been canceled. The Auraria Higher Education Center (AHEC) cites a number of factors in its decision to cancel the event in a release, including the Pride celebration, protests over the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, and expected inclement weather.
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Fire at abortion alternatives ministry investigated as arson

LONGMONT, Colo. — Longmont Public Safety (LPS) is investigating a fire at an abortion alternatives ministry as arson. LPS said officers responded to a reported fire at Life Choices on Mountain View Avenue at 3:17 a.m. Saturday. Police said the building sustained fire and heavy smoke damage, and that...

Shooting in Aurora leaves 1 dead, 1 injured

AURORA, Colo. — A 27-year-old man is in custody after a shooting that left one person dead and another injured in Aurora Friday night, the Aurora Police Department (APD) said. Around 9:25 p.m. police responded to a shooting near the area of 880 South Buckley Road. When police arrived...

Márquez earns 3rd straight win, Rockies shut out Twins 1-0

INDIANAPOLIS — Germán Márquez pitched 7 2/3 scoreless innings and the Colorado Rockies edged the Twins 1-0 Friday night in a rare trip to Minnesota. Charlie Blackmon's run-scoring fielder’s choice was the difference for the Rockies, who snapped a three-game skid. Márquez (4-5) had a season...

Stanley Cup quest continues as Avs lose to Lightning in Game 5

DENVER — The Tampa Bay Lightning spoiled Colorado's party to stay in the hunt for a third straight Stanley Cup title, beating the Avalanche 3-2 on Friday night in Game 5. Ondrej Palat scored with 6:22 remaining and Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 35 shots in front of a raucous crowd hoping to celebrate the Avalanche’s first championship in 21 years. The Cup was all shined up and in the building, too.

Mountain lion caught on camera in downtown Denver

DENVER — Downtown Denver residents may catch a glimpse of a four-legged creature that found its way into the Mile High City. 9NEWS viewer Scott Harris caught a mountain lion on a security camera Thursday night at his Lower Highland home. It didn't seem to be up to any...

A short history of Colorado's abortion activism from 1891 to present

DENVER — The 2022 Colorado law that affirms the right to an abortion is the most significant legislation since 1967 – and maybe even before that. It's well known that Colorado was the first state in the nation to enact a law that allowed a woman to obtain an abortion. But that 1967 law is nowhere near as permissive as this year's legislation.

Man dies days after being shot in Aurora; public's help sought

AURORA, Colo. — A man who was found suffering from a gunshot wound in Aurora on Monday died Thursday, the Aurora Police Department (APD) said. Around 8:30 p.m. Monday, officers with APD responded to reports of a shooting near East Alameda Avenue and South Jamaica Street. When officers arrived,...

Temporary trail to Hanging Lake opens Saturday

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. — Staring this weekend, hikers will once again be able to hike to what is widely considered one of the most beautiful lakes in the state. A temporary trail to Hanging Lake will open Saturday. The steep 1.2-mile trail has been closed since July 2021 due to damage sustained after multiple mudslides in the Grizzly Creek Fire burn scar.

Bear stuck in tree in Loveland captured

LOVELAND, Colo. — A 2-year-old bear was caught in a tree in Loveland on Friday morning, according to Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW). CPW tweeted out video from the incident showing the bear up a tree near a Safeway on North Wilson Avenue and Highway 34. Officials said multiple...

Avalanche watch party at McGregor Square now 21 and over

DENVER — One of the most popular watch parties for the 2022 Stanley Cup is now only for people 21 and older. On Friday morning, Mcgregor Square announced that their watch party for the Stanley Cup Final game against the Colorado Avalanche and Tampa Bay Lightning will be for people 21 and older in an effort to keep a safe experience.

Here's when the last light rail train leaves downtown tonight

DENVER — Enjoy the game, Avalanche fans, but don't miss your train. The Regional Transportation District (RTD) is adding extra trains to help manage the crowds of the Stanley Cup Final in downtown Denver. RTD light rail riders in downtown Denver for the game at Ball Arena or the...

Karl Dorrell names new CU assistant head coach

BOULDER, Colo. — University of Colorado (CU) head football coach Karl Dorrell made a coaching announcement Friday. CU wide receivers coach Phil McGeoghan has been named as the program’s assistant head coach. McGeoghan, 42, joined Dorrell’s staff in January. Prior to coming to CU, McGeoghan was the receivers...

In Colorado, abortion remains legal after Supreme Court ruling

DENVER — After Friday's Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade, access to abortion will remain legal in Colorado. After the court's ruling, decisions about abortion access revert to each individual state. In anticipation of such a ruling, the Colorado General Assembly passed a bill this year, which Gov. Jared Polis signed, that guarantees certain reproductive rights in Colorado.