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Independence Eve: Things to know about Sunday's celebration at Civic Center Park

Independence Eve is back! The Civic Center Conservancy is again hosting the free concert and fireworks show at Civic Center Park in Denver. The gates will open at 4 p.m. Sunday with food trucks and bars open in the park. CBS News Colorado's Michelle Griego and Dominic Garcia are the hosts for the concert beginning at 5 p.m. With the music still playing, the evening ends with its traditional bang -- a fireworks finale off the top of the Denver City & County Building, accompanied by a synchronized light show. (Please be aware that these are not...
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Nation's first electric bike trade show launches in Denver

The nation's first-ever electric bike trade show is launching in Denver, Colorado.(Photo provided by the (e)revolution e-bike trade show.) Lost Paddle Events, which owns the Big Gear Show, will debut an electric bike trade show that is the first known e-bike-focused national trade show in the country, if not the world.

‘Let freedom ring’: Thousands gather for Erie fireworks

Light rain and ominous cloud cover wasn’t enough to deter the crowd of patriotic revelers Sunday at Erie Community Park. Even before the rooftop fireworks show started at 9:30 p.m., the sun setting over Longs Peak cast a rainbow to the east. Music, food trucks and a recent $7...

US 6 closed between Highway 119 & I-70

US Highway 6 reopened after it was closed Friday evening between CO Highway 119 and I-70/US 40 at Floyd Hill. The highway was closed due to a rope rescue medical emergency. Drivers were urged to take an alternate route during the closure. 
FOX Sports

Dodgers take on the Rockies in first of 3-game series

Colorado Rockies (35-44, fifth in the NL West) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (49-29, first in the NL West) PITCHING PROBABLES: Rockies: Kyle Freeland (4-5, 4.31 ERA, 1.38 WHIP, 58 strikeouts); Dodgers: Julio Urias (6-6, 2.64 ERA, 1.03 WHIP, 76 strikeouts) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Dodgers -293, Rockies +236; over/under is 8...

114 pounds of pure fentanyl powder discovered in vehicle on I-70

Last month troopers with the Colorado State Patrol made what they believe is the biggest fentanyl bust on a highway in the United States. 114 pounds of pure fentanyl powder was recovered.It happened on June 20 on Interstate 70 near Georgetown.According to the Drug Enforcement Administration, the amount recovered by authorities is enough to kill more than 25 million people if it were ingested. The driver was pulled over on June 6. So far the details surrounding who might have been arrested haven't been revealed. 

What happens to CU Boulder with USC, UCLA moving to Big Ten?

BOULDER, Colo. — There are questions about the future of CU Boulder's football program now that USC and UCLA have decided to leave the Pac-12 for the Big Ten. The departure could be devastating for the conference and for the schools in it. "The Pac-12 isn't what it used...

Know the Signs of Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke!

The entire Front Range has seen several unrelenting days of high-digit temperatures, including the entire Denver metro. Staying hydrated and keeping cool is the key to staying well, but sometimes that alone isn’t enough. We would like to encourage residents to ensure you know the signs of potentially life-threatening heat-related illnesses and what to do if you’re experiencing symptoms. Together, we can BeatTheHeat!

Colorado Man Convicted of Murder More Than 40 Years After He Raped, Stabbed, and Shot Woman in Her Home

Law enforcement authorities in Colorado have closed the book on the cold-case murder of a woman who was raped, stabbed, and shot in the head more than 40 years ago. An Arapahoe County jury on Thursday found 62-year-old David Dwayne Anderson guilty on two counts of first-degree murder in the vicious slaying of Sylvia Quayle in 1981, prosecutors have announced.

2 days of water lost after vandals sabotage infrastructure

While the water in Northglenn may seem plentiful, every drop counts."The two days gone is just gone," Northglenn city spokesperson Diana Wilson said.That was how long before their team noticed the water, they were supposed to be seeing come from Berthoud Pass wasn't where it should be.On a trip into the mountains, they found gates that control the flow had been damaged."Somebody was actually removing part of the mechanisms to make it open and close and hard not to imagine that wasn't purposefully done when it was on all four of them," she said.The damage will cost roughly $50,000 to...

Vandalism to water gates means 'monumental losses' for city of Northglenn

The Grand County Sheriff's Department says recent vandalism to water diversion gates could "monumental losses" of water to the city of Northglenn. The sheriff's office says the city of Northglenn owns a water ditch on Berthoud Pass - in unincorporated Grand County.That ditch diverts water through the gates to Northglenn, authorities say.City employees reported the theft of water and criminal mischief on June 22 after they realized a "sudden and significant" drop in water over the course of two days.They found multiple diversion gates had been intentionally damaged or destroyed."This type of crime is extremely concerning and is in no way victimless. The residents of the City of Northglenn are directly impacted by this vandalism," Sheriff Brett Schroetlin said in a news release on June 30.Those with more information about the vandalism are asked to call the sheriff's office at 970-725-3343 or send an email to

Brainless Boneheads: The Easiest Arrest Ever

Welcome to Brainless Boneheads! Every Friday, Don Chase & Sarah find some of the wildest, craziest stories out there to help kick off your 4th of July weekend with a smile. – Brainless Boneheads is a regular Friday feature from Don Chase & Sarah. Read more Brainless Boneheads here. 1....

Thousands of Rainbow Family members are in Colorado and the arrests have already started

Just weeks after the controversial Rainbow Family of Living Light settled on a location for their 50th anniversary gathering, the arrests, citations and warnings are already well underway, according to federal officials. The gathering – described by Vice as a “weird version of Burning Man” – is scheduled between July...

The Grand Junction Rockies get a nice team win

Grand Junction, CO – (KREX) The Grand Junction Rockies erase a 2-0 hole by getting a solo home run from Charles Middleton in the 4th inning and a solo home run from Casey Peterson in the 5th to tie the game at 2. The Rockies would take the lead when Jordan Garr scored on a wild pitch. The Rockies would build a 5-2 lead and hold on with good pitching from Jacob Wesselman, Alfredo villa, and Joshua Ibarra. The Rockies’ 5-2 win over the Northern Colorado Owlz puts them in first place in the Pioneer League South Division.

5 Colorado Locations Make the Top List for Snowiest Towns

We might have had a below-average winter in Colorado when it comes to snowfall, but that didn't stop Mother Nature from dropping feet of snow on some locations in Colorado. According to Meteorologist, Cory Reppenhagen, Colorado towns took up 25 percent of the top 20 snowiest small towns in America. The list of the top 20 small towns includes the upper peninsula of Michigan and Alaska.

Animal pen-pal program is helping kids deal with pandemic issues

ARVADA, Colo. — At The Community Farm in Arvada, kids write letters to pigs, goats and alpacas, and the animals “write back” – with some assistance. "I'm not the animal. I am the interpreter. They whisper in my ear. I listen and I write it down, and I send it back," said social worker Natalie Hittmeier, with a smile.

Denver and other cities are suing Gov. Jared Polis over taxes and power

On Thursday, Denver, Boulder, Pueblo, Westminster and Commerce City filed a lawsuit against the State of Colorado and Gov. Jared Polis. Their argument: The state should butt out of these home-rule cities’ decisions on who to tax. In this case, the municipalities want to levy sales-and-use taxes on construction supplies used to build schools, something prohibited at the state level.